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Cite this: eDIL s.v. bó or dil.ie/6201
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Forms: boin, bou, bo, boin, baí, b, báu, b, bao, Báu, b, búaib, bai, báe, boin, boin, bó, ba, bai, baei, búaibh, b

n f. See GOI § 60 , § 72 , § 340 . a s. boin, Corm. Y 1103 , Vita Br. 24. g s. bou, Thes. ii 278.2 . bo, Vita Br. 24. d s. boin (cf. a mboi leó do bhú, Hugh Roe² 36.4 ). n p. baí, LL 33395 (TBFr.). ba, ML² 34 (see O'Rahilly, EIHM 462 n.2 ). b, Hugh Roe² 46.y . a p. báu, TBFr. 395. b, Ériu ii 20 § 1. g p. bao, Sg. 22b11 , Báu, LU 5373. b, Thes. ii 335.1 (Hy.v), bó, LL 33391 (TBFr.). d p. búaib, LL 22315. n du. di bai , Ml. 2b11 . a du. dí báe , TBFr. dā boin , Corm. Y 1082 (prob. a neologism, GOI § 340.2 ). b.¤ f., d s. boin, g s. g p. bó, n p. ba, bai ( baei: cnai, ex. 1623 ), d p. búaibh, a p. b, IGT Decl. § 86.

Ox, cow: inna mbao (innabao, MS.) gl. boum, Sg. 22b11 . bō nomen de sono factum suae uocis .i. ainm arna dēnam d'foghar in gotha uodēin, Corm. Y 134. b.¤ gl. vacca, Ir. Gl. 159. buachaill b.¤ gl. bubulcus, 583 . bō a boue .i. is coitcenn aní as bós, ut est duo juga bouum, non enim uaccas dixit , O'Mulc. 161. domaincheass ainm do boin .i. dammainchess .i. mainchess bō, ar is cotcend do ceniul a mbos, 321 . dicitur . . . redg frisin boin mir, Corm. Y 1103. coro dart boin dia búaib, LL 22315 ( Dinds. 113 ). rocuinnig seom boin co B., Thes. ii 340.17 (Hy. v Comm.). blegon inna mbō fo thrī, 335.1 (Hy. v). co tucad na bu co Loch L. . . . dia mblegon, 334.43 (Hy. v Comm.). carais forglu inna mbō, 340.1 (Hy. v). bo blegar fri fit, bo co ngalur, bo ciss flatha no eclasa, bo brothcain, Laws v 260.2 - 4 . turcreic bo cona timtach tricha set, ZCP xiv 361 § 19. ite ainmead bo ara n-athchuir etc., O'Curry 250 (H. 3.18, 145a). trí aithgine in domuin: brú mná, uth b.¤, ness gobann, Triads 148 . eacmaing a bhái ana . . . do breith dolēic, ZCP xiii 172.18 . oc tabairt tānae b.¤ húait, Sc.M² 11. i rrechtaib b.¤ ┐ dam ┐ ech (rhet.), LU 8367 ( FB 24 ). rucad láeg mo bo fadéin . . . uaim-se, CRR 3. co mblighfidhe ó na buaibh / sáith f[h]er n-Ēirenn re h-aon-uair, ML² 138. cethracha b.¤ mbreithi mbalcc `forty strong milch cows', Celtica iv 12.21 . buachaill ag na buaib, Laws iv 86.3 Comm. gur f[h]āgaib gach bō 'gā bōthar, ML² 1255. no-chennachtís na bú, PH 4494. no-chennaigitis na bai . . . isin tempul, 4510. ar boin cach naidche ailes `for he deserves (i.e. claims) a cow every night', Laws ii 136.8 . ansom . . . bai briugad . . . teora bae i muin na trissi bo cows of a briugu (of interest due for use when given as pledge), v 400.20 . trí haige bruithi and, a dauim, no a boin, co na timthach di saill no charna, i 48.3 Comm. cuic ba imorro in gach indligedh athgabala `five cows . . . (is) . . . (the fine) for illegal distress', ii 100.4 Comm. in t-airi ard .i. da ba deg a eniclann, v 46.11 Comm. Bríg . . . is lé tomlachta na bae fothrí i n-oenló, Fél. 56.15 . cain Daire ga[n] bú do marbad, 210.33 . lenaid b.¤ odar eisium, ┐ corbo isin in Odor Ciarain (hence the name of the Codex Lebor na Huidre Book of the Dun Cow), 202.33 . intan dono no gesed in tarb bai ocaib no thiagdais ba in tire comfoco[i]s, Dinds. 142. ro ghad boin o Ciaran . . . ro innto an buin go Ciaran doridhisi, BNnÉ 109 § 38 . ní bhean boin do baintrebhthaigh, IGT Decl. ex. 509. luaith na b.¤ do bheith ar n-a hiodhbairt, TSh. 437. i gcuibhreann na mb.¤ fán bhféar (of Nabuchadonosar), 3464 . ó tharlais gan bhrat gan bhú, Measgra D. 27.34 . mairg nach tabhair bloigh na b.¤ / [san] chró [a d]taraidh 'n-a boin bheo alas for him who does not give (to God) a portion of the cow (i.e. some of his wealth) for it will be a whole cow in heaven, DDána 42.39 . ná bíodh aca choidhche, daimh, ba, ná tréuda cáorach = kyne, RSClára 108a . b.¤ sa bhoin `a cow for cow', Eg. Gl. 739. In legal contexts frequently a unit of value (Plummer MS. notes), see Binchy, Críth G. (p. 106 ): secht seoit sin da tecait ceithre ba .i. bo mór and ┐ se samaisce ar trí buaib, in bo riu, conid ceithri ba, O'Curry 195 - 196 (H.4.22, 8). naoi marg xxit do bhuaibh no darget `29 marks . . . in cows or in money', Trans. RIA xv (1826) 33.25 .

Of land: ined da boo deac di thir, AU i 288.11 (see Mac Neill, PRIA xxxvi 286 n. 2 ).

In phrr. in various applications: b.¤ bainne, Laws ii 176.16 Comm. b.¤ blicht, Lat. Lives 103.2 . ár mbadh bhí bleacht, ZCP v 214.368 (Midn. Court). in bo derba `milch cow', Laws ii 162.8 Comm. (`cow of the (milk)-pail' (Thurn.), ZCP xx 199 n.7 ). b.¤ ḟind óderg white red-eared cow `often mentioned in early Irish literature as a choice breed of cattle,' Bergin, Ériu xiv 170 and Peritia xix 239-55 : roerbad iarom b.¤ find audercc dia taiscid ┐ ba slan di, Vita Br. 5. bo find ó. leo, LU 4410. secht mba finna ō-derga, ML² 34. dobert a máthair dí báe déc dó assint shíd, it é finda óiderga, TBFr. 5. b.¤ bháthair a stray cow , IGT Decl. ex. 1354. Note also: bo fri blícht, Laws i 122.10 .i. i n-aimsir lachtha isin tsamradh, 126.19 Comm. bó allaid (`stag', Plummer MS. notes), perh. hind: tuc fer boin allaid leis dia hidpairt, LB 152a58 . b.¤ féich: tighail .i. (sic leg.) crīch dédenach tairic in bō fēich cow paid as last payment of debt due (?), O'Mulc. 862. b.¤ ḟeisi (see Bürgschaft 66 , 78 ): ised slan ngell .i. ba fesi gell, tricha a lin . . . ┐ diabludh fiach for bidbuid cows of spending the night (part of compensation payable by defaulting debtor to his surety, kept in captivity by creditor), Laws ii 136.5 Comm. cu nícand dech mbu feisi ┐ logh einech, O'D. 87 (H.3.17, 73). b.¤ indláeg see indláeg and, Ériu xx 231 - 2 . b.¤ gabála a (beef-)cow levied as a due (see gabál): bo g. .i. mart, no in b.¤ méth, ut est athgabail b.¤ gabala . . . .i. in bo marta nó atgabail gabair im boin marta, O'Dav. 284. b.¤ lethgabála (expld. by O'Curry, Manners and Customs iii 519 n. 580 as `rate in aid of a cow (perh. half the cow's value) levied to meet the requisition of the officer for the relief of the poor' (i.e. the huaitne fonluing, etc.). dlighidh . . . boin lethgab[ala], 519.17 . b.¤ marta beef-cow , see 2 mart. b. threlóeg a cow having had three calves: .i. cuinnid co hobonn boin treloegh , Bretha 42 § 33.6 . .i. ni truma na inni ata ina thoirsiugud umpu na bo trelaog , 44 § 34.9 . tri ba inlaega ar da m-buaib tre laega , Laws i 102.19 Comm . b.¤ thúir see 2 túr.

In nn. loc. (see also Hog. Onom.): Campulus Bouis . . . Ached bou, Thes. ii 278.2 . o Inis bo finne, Fél. 184.18 . Bernas ṁ Bāu (= Báu, LU 5373 ) Cūailnge, TBC-I¹ 897.

Compds. With nouns: cin boainmead without bovine defect(justifying, if present, the cancellation of a purchase, Plummer MS. notes), O'Curry 250 (H.3.18, 145). bó-ár name of a cattle-disease, RC xii 428 § 17. boár .i. sgamach nó maolgarb (see bódíth infra) no galur righín, O'Dav. 291. iar dteacht do bh.¤ nó do bhó-dhíth chuca i n-aimsir C[h]ormaic mic Airt, Ériu i 89 § 36. bóbard seventh class of sóer bard, IT iii 5.10 . bobard dō, suithi ndebidi scarta la sen etir fod ┐ cuimri, etir trebrad ┐ sned, 28 § 67 . aisti bobaird . . . .i. debidi nimrínd ┐ debide scailti etir fot ┐ gair, 45 § 66 . Dond Cúalnge . . . / co ndernsat imme in mbó-brait ` Cattle-Raid ', Metr. Dinds. iii 370.8 . screpul cach bóbotha ` cow-shed ', RC xiv 430 § 56. Dari [.i.] bóchana, fedb, Gorm. Nov. 2. Cf. cain Darí, cen bú do gait, Thes. ii 306.28 , see Thurneysen, ZCP xviii 386. ro metadh blicht cacha bo-cheathra, MR 100.20 . See bóchar. go ndeachaidh do chosnamh a bhóichreche orra `to protect his cows against them', AFM iii 224.6 . crecsluaighedh . . . d'ar comairmedh secht cata deg do bochrudh of property in cattle, AU ii 506.20 . leisin mbréid sróllchon sénta / bóchrodh téid dá thaiscélta, IGT Decl. ex. 71. bruach do bhiadhfadh bóchuingir a yoke of oxen, Ó Bruad. iii 88.16 . ? ba flaith os chuan cach curaich / fo bái slúag in bo-chumaid, Metr. Dinds. iv 338.8 . ina bai bit a mbodaingen `cows should be in a cow-fastness' (i.e. at nightfall), Laws iv 96.25 . See bódela. at crothle garmilíne / at búanaind bodelbae in the shape of a cow (?), LU 8366 ( FB 24 ). bodibad mor fo Erind destruction of cattle, AU i 470.22 . doroine bo-dhibadh mór (of an invad- ing chief), ii 118.21 . (as epithet) Bresal Bodibadh, MacCarthy 302.9 . bo-dhíth mhór ind Erinn, dá ngoirthí Maolgarbh `murrain', AFM ii 1044.11 . earrach an bhó-dhíthe, ALC i 494.15 . bó-dún see badún. moch i.e. bo-erge lit. cow-rising (gl. buaroch), O'Dav. 215 (see Ériu xiii 14.29 ). no sechmallad . . . in ṁbeoḟeoil `the beef ', RC xx 262.19 (ACC Comm.). co tuc boghabhail moir a great prey of cattle, AU i 526.4 . nía boidb bógeimnech (rhetoric), LU 5326 (TBC). bōger ` beef- lard ', MacCongl. 79.23 . bogeltach faithche .i. fer meite coimse na teit tar crich . . . bogeltach .i. fer fogelta a bu a faithce ar cach nach déis etar coin allta ime . . . ni dligh dire na saire ` cow-grazier ', Laws iv 344.5 , 352.18 , 21 Comm. bóguin, see Wortk. 146 : (g s. as epithet) Enna Bōguine (B. ōtāt Cenēl m Bógaine, v.l.), Corp. Gen. 163.2 . Cf. Boguinig `the descendants of Enna Boghuine' (note), MR 156.10 . co ro slecht in buar uile, co n-ebert: "Is bo-guine andso ┐ bid [sed] (?) ainm na benni[se]." Unde . . . Beann Bogaine `a cow- slaughter', Dinds. 142. ingen in righ .i. Boguine a ainm-siden, ACL iii 324.7 . sinum lactis .i. genus uasis .i. bomilge `of cows milk', Thes. ii 48.30 . boogam .i. lilgach ar aicme bethi . . gamnach ar aicme huatha . . . samaisc ar aicme muine, Auraic. 5759. bō-otrac[h] cow-dung , Corm. Y 196. conamailt saill ┐ bōṡaill foa corned beef (?), Corm. Y 883 (76.11) . ethar bec . . . bōshaille `of beef-fat', MacCongl. 85.10 . boseiche ` cow-hide ', Laws iv 148.19 Comm. it séoit bóṡlabra[e] direnatar dó, Críth G. 120. tri cóecait cét boslabraidh ` dower-kine ', RC xvii 214.4 (Tig.) = bó ṡlabhra, Keat. iii 2243 . bo-ṡlechta `the law concerning cows', Ann. Inisf. 810. rith cana boileachta `des Rinder betreffenden Gesetzes', ZCP xviii 383.14 . cain boiliuchta (i.e. `the law that treats of cow-killing, cow stealing, etc.' n. 1), Laws iii 110.4 Comm. seacht cumala lana for fer nurradais mboslechta .i. iar marba buachalla, no airamhain. No is comlaithred deisi iar ngait, O'Curry 2440 ( Eg. 88, 36 ra. ) ` cattle-tracking ', O'Gr. Cat. 97 § 42. bosluaiged lit. host of cattle gl. mammona, Ir. Gl. 300. botheach ` cow house ', Laws v 514.35 Comm. bótháin cow raid : rohir dam . . . .x. mbuachailli botana, Ériu ii 3.14 . ron-íurusa im chét mbó bódána, BDD² 267 = bóthána, LU 6763. co n-immad ech ┐ bótháinte, LU 3911 ( SCC 42 ). no geibed Flidais . . . do bóthorud of livestock, TBFlidais 88 . co tí in bo dia botreib, BB 397b2 . in a bo-tuar (`cow dung ', Plummer MS. notes), Laws v 464.13 Comm.

With adjj.: bo-abartach, abairt amail in mboin `behaving like the cow', O'Dav. 316 ( Ériu xiii 29.10 ). brucchaid bó-cédach, BNnÉ 137.9 `with hundreds of kine', Keat. ii 4682. Bernngal Bóchétach, Acall. 5322.

With bú-: ? maccaim beca buaigelta (buaidhghela, v.l.), TTebe 1372 . Cf. bógeltach. a ccreachghabhala cruidh ┐ cethra broide ┐ búalmha, Hugh Roe² 204.32 . for buageltach ṁBreg (of Cú Chulainn), LL 12569 ` guardian ', RC xiv 398 § 1 . Buagelltaig, LU 9084 ( FB 83 ), cf. BDD² 1209.

See bárach, bóaire, bóbath, bólacht, bómlacht, bóraime, 1, 2 búarach.

1 cíar

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I As adj. o, ā dark, murky, black : `ciar' dub. Metr. Gl. 28 . c.¤ .i. dubh, O'Cl. aicme huatha .i. huath . . . cron, quiar, Auraic. 5699 . Of animals, birds etc.: don chath fri íalla cīara (: pīana), Thes. ii 348.6 (Hy. v) glossed .i. duba. sesca corrmolt ciar, Leb. Cert.² 344 . fíach c.¤ , RC xiii 78.5 . each ciar, ZCP viii 220.20 . fer crotha ceir otter , Anecd. i 73 § 209 . ugh circi ceiri, MR 110.5 . Of a wood shady, gloomy: a eidhinn . . . / at gnáth a ccoill cheir (: reil), BS 66.4 . din chaill chéir, LL 356 marg. sup. Of person's general appearance: Caïn c.¤ , SR 2717 . Cu ch.¤ , RC xvii 393.9 . Of hair: in cend c.¤ robaí ar Conall, Metr. Dinds. iii 398.28 . cend carrach cnocc-remur c.¤ (of a hag), iv 140.87 .

Other applications: mo churchan c.¤ , Auraic. 5352 . se[i]nm gairuh cēir `of the dark torrent', K. and H. 25 (cf. Sages, Saints and Storytellers 266 ). arsin tángadar Túath Dé / i coepaib cíach c.¤ , Ériu iv 132.10 . eter móin cēir ┐ craíb, MU² 463 . cobair fir a culchi ch.¤ , LU 3053 . Cf. ag cur síoda . . . ar a c.¤ caile, Párl. na mB. 2607 .

II As subst. n.pr. m.: Clann C[h]ēir, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. v 93 § 35 . C.¤ .i. odar a ghnuis, Cóir Anm. 283 . As ā, f. Of winds: in temen in chiar chálad, SR 62 . in chiar itir in uidir ┐ in cirdub bit, Laws i 28.2 Comm. Legal of a woman (meaning ?): in chiar connarchell .i. in chiar . . . cen urrthach cen indrucus, O'Curry 1050 ( H 3.18, 437a ) = in ciar conercell, O'D. 779 (H.3.17, col. 559).

COMPDS. With nouns. cna corcra ar na ciarchraobhaibh, Ir. Syll. Poetry 71 § 6 . [in]na hocht ṡlisne cen chiardath, Anecd. i 67 § 149 . cerd cen ciargestul `black deed', Bodl. Dinds. 18 . seacht cciarleíne fichead, CF Eg. 196 . fuaim crot ó chiarlonaibh, Ir. Syll. Poetry 71 § 5 .

With adjj.: dealb ciardub, Otia i 114 § 3 . brain-eóin . . . ciar-dhubha, ML 130.18 . See círdub. Subst.: itir in uidir ┐ in cirdub (of wind), Laws i 28.2 Comm. an eachlach . . . sal-fada ciarḟota, YBL 177a32 . a chneas-léine, chiar-leabhar, ML 110.28 . ciar-thuilte 'mhadraidhibh úisc (of Kincora), O'Rah. 30.6 . For further compds. as n. pr. see Corp. Gen. Cf. donahiblochtaibh rochiarchuarcrap cremsetar dam, IT iii 102.1 .

1 cích

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Forms: cíche, chichib, cīguib, chiigh, ciich, cích, cígh, -e, cích, -e, -a, cich

n Orig. s, n. ( cich ┐ glun a ndemi thepide, Auraic. 1852 ). Later m. and f. g s. and n p. cíche. d p. chichib, Anecd. i 4.2 ( SCano 80 ). Perh. orig. s, n., but cf. d p. cīguib, Corm. Y 145 . Note also n s. chiigh, Cáin Ad. 8 , n du. dā ciich , 3 . cích cígh f. (g s. -e), IGT Decl. § 39 . m. (g s. cích, -e, -a), § 46 .

(a) pap, (the female) breast : cich haec mamma , Ir. Gl. 100 . mo c[h]iche cen loimm, Todd Lect. vi 83.6 . immacossaitiub dá c.¤ cacha óenmná (threat of Bricriu), LU 8089 ( FB 6 ). dī cīch mnā nochlōitis leis (of Bricriu), ZCP viii 218.12 . ba cenn mna nō dā ciich noberthe i tasilbhath, Cáin Ad. 3 . di chich a mathar Finnchoime, IT i 142.18 . dac[h]ōdar mo chíghi-si i ndīsca, Cáin Ad. 8 . a ciche do taitnemh amail t-snechta, Lism. L. 3337 . a boill imellacha ┐ a cighi, Rosa Angl. 90.25 . delb mna o cichaib suas (of monster), TTebe 523 . ár mbrollach ┐ ár ccíocha leis breasts exposed, Párl. na mB. 562 . Of womens' supplication: nochtaid a cithi ris ┐ a n-ochta ┐ i n-urbruindi, ZCP viii 538.18 . tancatar uli máthrecha . . . ┐ a ciche nochta, PH 393 . cíche ar mná gaoil gá ghuidhe (Mary), DDána 7.9 . Of male: fo ch.¤ curad, Sc.M² 15 . eter a dí ch.¤ (of the Cyclops), Mer. Uil. 61 . da ghreamaigh . . . / fá bhun a dhá chích an t-athach mór, Oss. vi 202.16 . Of pierced breast or heart of Christ: a luibh leighis créachta an chígh, A. Ó Dálaigh xiv 5 . fa ghoin an chígh a chead, IGT Decl. ex. 1271 . do chuir don chrondsa an chíogha / fondsa díona vm fhuil ébha this spear which wounded the heart(?), Carswell 246.5 .

Of breast (heart) as seat of emotions: cíoch maithmheach na maighdine, PBocht 17.24 . breitheamh an chígh chruaidh `sternhearted judge', A. Ó Dálaigh xviii 10 . a labhairt chle 'na chighsin `his breast is full of evil words' (of critic), Ó Bruad. ii 236.z .

Applied to persons in metonymy: a ch.¤ na nóiden (of Mary), Trip. clxvi 10 . cīocha na heaguilsi (of the Apostles), Mac Aingil 4878 .

(b) In phrases indicating attesting of loyalty, allegiance, good faith, etc. by sucking the breasts of recipient (cf. Hiberno-Latin sugere mammellas, O'Brien, Études Celt. iii 372 - 3 ). iss esside abac dide a chichesom fergusa ┐ gaba(i)s a gruaide i nnairide a anacuil `this was the dwarf who sucked his, F.'s, breasts . . . as a token of (asking) quarter', Ériu xvi 38 § 5 (cf. xi 95). Less explicitly: trí meinistri (`halidoms') fer Féne .i. c.¤, grúad, glún, Triads 63 . fir ciche ┐ gruaide, nime ┐ talman guarantee of breast and cheek, etc. , Rawl. 132a31 ( Cymmr. xiv 112.7 ). ratha cuibse ┐ ciche ┐ cride, LL 4941 . ata mor dona doinib / fo chichib macni n-Oeda bound in friendship (loyalty), Anecd. i 4.2 ( SCano 80 ). caradradh do cholna .i. cairdes cíche ┐ glúine, Ériu xiii 45.22 . Hence c.¤ in special sense of covenant : ná bris chíg, na briss cairdess, TBC-LL¹ 3508 . bāithfidear cīch ┐ cot(h)ach, ZCP viii 195 § 4 .

(c) Other phrases. With vbs.: si oc tabairt a ciche do (of Mary), Todd Lect. vi 49.7 . co tartur mo chiigh dō, Cáin Ad. 8 . Note also: riú-so is sínte súgh do chíogh (addressed to Ireland), Hackett² xxxvi 150 . a gait de cígh to wean her, Vita Br. 5 . bentair L. da chich, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 44.8 . mo ch.¤ rosibh fed at my breast, Todd Lect. vi 82.9 . do chíogh an uime do ibh? (: ríogh), Dán Dé xv 6 . a cíghe do dheol, Arch. Hib. i 85 § 2 . With prep.: ┐ Laigh mac Sriangabra ar cich leó being suckled, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 44.2 . noídin . . . Catar for c.¤ , Éigse vi 118.24 . maic a mbroind is maic ar chīch, ZCP v 25 § 10 . rí na cruinne ar a cíchibh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxv 3 . Note also: for oenghlún ┐ oench.¤ ro alta ┐ Eogan he and E. were fosterbrothers, SG 310.15 . rod n-alt . . . éseom ┐ tri meic ind ríg i n-óenchliab ┐ for áench.¤ , LU 1666 .

(d) Attrib. gen. a bhuime chígh an Choimdheadh `nurse' (of Mary), Dán Dé xv 8 . banaltra cíodh Rígh ghil na glóire, Párl. na mB. 2012 . cuisle an chíogha `mother's arm' (i.e. Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xi 13 . fola in misa ciche the suckling month, O'Curry 1876 ( 23 P 3, 21 (23)a ). leanabh cígh suckling (of newly-born Christ), DDána 17.1 . For noídiu cíche see noídiu. Cf. naoídhe na ccíoch, Isaiah xi 8 . dia mbeid aoinbheóil aoinchiche (of close relationship), Ériu xiii 16.17 .

(e) In transfd. senses. Of recesses of woods or tops of mountains (somet. perh. as prep. phr. i cích(aib) in the bosom of, in the midst of, among ): i bhfoithribh nó i gcíogh choille (: díon), Ériu ix 163 § 7 . i ccigibh cnoc, BS 58.13 . learga buadha do chíogh gcorr (of hills of Ireland), Measgra D. 50.51 . Note also: do ling crobhuing chaoin bhalsaim / as cíoghuibh a cceas (? leg. creas, Ed.) a-mach (of branch from tree), O'Hara 3277 . tre chíghibh cíogh (? leg. craobh, Ed.) gcorr (of water falling through branches of trees), 2645 . Of the sea: ceol eachdra a gcíoghoibh cuain `on the breast of the sea', O'Hara 4154 . an fedh do chóidh o chígh cuáin inland, Rel. Celt. ii 226.4 .

Other applications: a cholggairthe na gcíoch ngeal (of castle), DDána 68.34 `thou castle of . . . fair bastions', Ir. Monthly 1920, 543 . clodib orduirn . . . go cichib oir `inlayings', RC xii 60.18 . Of herb: cīch .i. cich girg (sic MS.), luib asa taet ass, O'Mulc. 221 . Note also: cíoch-bhraighed (leg. cíoch bh.) uvula, Mackinnon Cat. 56.11 .

COMPDS. With nouns: sreabh chorcra an chíoghasa, Aithd. D. 65.38 . cíochoighir in chríochshlóigh `suckled heir', O'Gr. Cat. 399.18 . ar cíchshlios cuain dochuadhas im aonarán enclosed margin, Hackett² xlii 33 . With adjj.: cichban cearbnad, BB 23b6 = Cermnat chích-bán, Meyer Contribb. ( Eg. 1782, 55a ). cath cro cearnach cíchbhlaith, IT iii 89 § 116 . See also Cíchloiscthe, Cíchloiscech.

dísce

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n (dísc) dryness (of cows), milklessness: disce mblechta (.i. disccae .i. bith can lacht), Laws iv 52 , cf. O'Dav. 716 . iar ndísca inar n-gamnachaib, Hib. Min. p. 66 . co ndechsuit a ndisge ran dry (of cows), Laws ii 372 Comm. co ndechaid a ndisca, 126 ; cf. 420 ; 44 (i ndithsce). dīsce ṅgalair milklessness due to illness, ZCP xv 356 . is cian mor huadh ó dac[h]odar mo chíghi-si i ndisca, Cáin Ad. 8 . a bhanaltra bhleacht nach deachaidh i ndíosca, Keat. Poems 1522 . ag tál gan trághadh, gan díosca, 839 . teist . . . an lachta nar thál acht tál díosca milk yielded only as from barren kine, Hackett xxxix 67 . Of streams: dísce sreabha, Ó Bruad. ii 250 .

Fig. disce fuillema, O'D. 774 ( H 3.17 555 ) `no interest accrues', Plummer MS. notes.

dorchae

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Forms: doirche, doirchi, d., dorchai, dorcha, dorcha, doirche, dorcha, doirche, dorcha, dorche, dorcha, doirche, Doirche

adj io, iā. Also doirche, n p f. doirchi, SR 63 .

I

(a) dark, gloomy: d.¤ , Sg. 165a marg. inf. Ml. 40c15 . inn-aithchi dorchi, 30a4 . dorchai gl. (nocte) caeca, Thes. ii 31.22 . tem .i. cach ndorchi, Corm. Y 1213 . dobar .i. cach ndorche, 424 . tromcheó doborda dorcha, FB § 36 . tír ndub ndorcha, FA § 21 LB. sruth usci duib dorchai, § 30 . nél dorcha, SR 3967 . i ndiamraib dorchuib, 7576 . il-luc dub dorchu, Fél. March 9 . slog dub dorcha . . . do démnaib, PH 8101 . a n-inada dorcha, Laws v 326.15 Comm. a ndoiribh doirchibh, BS 116.11 . Dia diamair nach dorcha | rī sorcha, ACL iii 221.14 . Compar. dorchu ina dubgémriud, FA § 30 LB. is doirche ná gach doghroinn 'it is grimmer than any affliction', Giolla Brighde 46 § 25 . Of persons in the dark: is dorcha cech oen i n-ecmais ecnai, PH 6861 . ar mo beth dall dorcha i n-uamthig thalman, TTebe 179 . Of colour, complexion, etc.: in dub ind liath | ind odar doirchi datha | nidat soirchi, SR 63 . bra-dorcha dark-browed , LL 266b42 . suile dorcha, 24 P 3, 173.11 . a bhfechuin do bheith aduathmhar dorcha (aspectus horridus obscurusque), 23 K 42, 191.2 . a n-ētaigi do bheith dorcha, Fl. Earls 254.16 . fear doirche, 3 C 13, 571.19 . Emann dorcha (a sobriquet?), AFM v 1280 .

(b) Fig. not clear, obscure: ba dorcha la cách in labra, IT iii 187.1 . is dorcha a fidrad inn airchedail, Ériu v 32.7 . cid dorche sāmad cāich ┐ cid rūndae, Corm. Y 803 . can briathar dorcha nā dochiallach do radha, Lib. Flav. i 21b . eolus dorcha, Eochairsg. 68.30 . is radharc spéucláire dorcha atá aguinn anois, 1 Corinth. xiii 12 . (Women are) doirche gusmara `gloomy' (enigmatic?), Tec. Corm. § 16.39 .

(c) obscure, unknown (?): mor an buaidh do fhior dorcha | sorcha a theist ar ḟedh Eirenn, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919 v 93 § 32 . ? ingen druad Dil nar dorcha, Lec. 399a3 .

(d) gloomy, morose (?): adv. do chaithsiod biadh go dorcha dórdánach, PCT 647 .

II As subst. io, n. dorcha doirche m., IGT Decl. § 2 . dorcha doirche, Abstr. Nouns § 5 .

(a) darkness, gloom: ri dorigne sorcha saer | ┐ dorcha, SR 18 . tarblaing dorcha dar cach mag, 7761 . la díth ndorchae dispelling the darkness, Fél. Dec. 25 . forcoemnacar dorcha mór for talmain, PH 3347 . dar dorca na hoidche, 3512 . at dorcha i soillsi, Tec. Corm. § 16.120 (possibly adj.). Oft. pl., esp. in older texts (through influence of Lat. tenebrae?): is Dǽ int soilse amal as nDæ inna dorche , Ml. 140c5 , cf. 54b20 . dond fritobairt fritataibret na dorche don shoilsi, Sg. 183b3 . fo doirchib, SR 7993 . i mbithdorchib, 1748 . in popul dessid i ndorchaib, Trip.² 2 . dodechatar dorchai tar forgnúis in talman, 568 . soillsi cumuscthae a dorchib, Corm. Y 26 . rodallait o dorchuib phecda, PH 3911 . du. uisce Bo N. d'ol eter da dorcha , BB 267a36 = iter da doirche `between two darknesses' (i.e. between dawn and night?), Leb. Cert. 24.6 . mac dorc[h]oi a son of darkness (i.e. of sin), ZCP iii 453 . mac doirche a child begotten clandestinely , Laws v 452.16 .

In concrete sense: trí d.¤ ná dlegat mná do imthecht, Triads 100 . trí dorcha Hérenn: úam Chnogba, etc., 42 . cach fid ┐ cach fásach, cach dorcha ┐ cach diamair, TBC-LL¹ 3531 .

(b) Fig. obscurity, mystery: creic soirche fri doirche .i. creicc gāith fri baeth, ZCP xiii 22.27 . dall na doirche . . . na inderb obscurity (something unproved) (Thurn.), xiv 366 § 26 . fo aicned soirche no doirche of the clearness or obscurity (of a legal case), Laws v 252.19 Comm. ar a doirchi ┐ ar a dot[h]uigsi, Corm. Y 561 . doirche rúin, ML 110.15 . trí dorcha in betha: aithne, ráthaiges, altrom (things of which the issue cannot be foreseen), Triads 249 .

(c) As n.pr. m. Dorche m. Ailgile, Rawl. 160b25 . Usually mythol. or alleg.: Dub ┐ Dobur ┐ Doirche (cup-bearers of the Tuatha De Danann), Lec. 25a40 . gen. maic Doirche , Metr. Dinds. iii 4.26 . Name of a mound at Tara: dá dhumhae . . . Dall ┐ D.¤ , RC xv 282 § 23 . Metr. Dinds. i 18 .

In compds. dorch-, q.v. See also dorchacht (c).

dub

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Forms: dubh, duib, Dubchroin, Dubgaill, dublathi, dublocha, Dub, Duib, Duib, Duib-, Dub-, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duibh, Duib, Duibhe, Duib, Duib, Duibe, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duibhe, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duibh, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duib, Dub, Duib, Duib, Duib, Duibinne, Dublachtnai, Dubdartaig, Duibduinig, Duibdunaigh, Duibsinaich, Dubslataigh, Duibchonna, Duibchonnaid, Duchormac, Dubinrecht, Dubanich, Duibcind, Duibcinn, Duibgind, Duibchruib, Dubchertain, Dubchon, Duibdeochain, Duibdiberg, Duibeoin, Duibedain, Dubgillai, Dubgoband, Dublaich, Dubloingsigh, Dubgosa, Dublitir, Dublitri, Dubluachair, Dubrind, Dubroith, Duibdirma, Duibdligid

I Adj. u (see GOI 227 ) black, swarthy; dark:

(a) In lit. sense: dubh gl. niger, Ir. Gl. 381 , 802 . Ethioip in datha derbduib, LL 136a14 . forollscad for ratha | comdar datha duibe, Metr. Dinds. iii 218 . in d.¤, in liath (colours of winds), SR 61 (cf. Laws i 26 ). in temen . . . eter duib ┐ corcair, 80 . abrait duib black eyelashes, TBC-I¹ 30 . folt d.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 5269 , 5424 . ech d.¤ , 3380 . cait duba, Laws i 152 Comm. di énlaithib dubuib (= graves aves), Lat. Lives 32 . dond ḟiuc[h] d.¤ , SR 2558 . uan . . . cen gaili nduib, 3902 . airnidhe dubha black sloes, BS 22 . demun d.¤ , SR 7773 . for demnu duba, 8320 . milidh duibh (dhubha, v.l.), RC xxxiv 320 . slog d.¤ dorcha (of devils), PH 8101 . teglach d.¤ dorcha, 8197 . il-luc d.¤ dorcha, Fél. Mar. 9 . tír nd.¤ ndóthide, FA § 21 . sruth usci duib dorchai, § 30 . for trágaib duba, SR 8068 . dubaib rathib rogemrid in the dark seasons of deep winter, Ériu vii 2 . fion dubh dark (i.e. red) wine , 23 A 4, 94.11 ; 95.1 . linn d.¤ black bile, melancholy (med.), O'Gr. Cat. 176 ; o imdughad lenna duibe, 23 P 10, 25a20 . Of persons, swarthy of complexion or blackhaired: Odba . . . in d.¤ dedblada[ch], BB 405a17 . na bāingela duba fair(-skinned) dark(-haired) women (?), ZCP viii 113.4 . Of a blind person: atú-sa mar bís dall d.¤ , ZCP vi 263 . As subst.: a d.¤ na sūl iris or pupil (?), 23 P 10, 88 .

(b) Fig. dark (in moral sense); dire, gloomy, melancholy: find cach cóir, d.¤ cach ndebaid, ACL iii 229 . do chosc do dimda buib thy black displeasure, Metr. Dinds. iii 62 . le scēl ndoilphi nd.¤ a false tale of woe, Lec. 608a16 . co d.¤ domenmnach truag, Cog. 62 . sonnach suairc nach dubh re deoraidh that has not black looks for the wanderer, Ó Bruad. iii 188 ( O'Gr. Cat. 555 ). rún nach d.¤ re saoghal séin `purpose prized by ages blessed thereby', Ó Bruad. ii 266 . na secht nduba Temrach .i. septem anni mali, ZCP xii 235 § 52 .

(c) In B. na f. great, expressing intensity; prob. an extension of (b) and common esp. as prefix: dubh .i. mór: d.¤ an fhuil-si .i. as mór an créchd.¤ , O'Cl. in dae sin cidh dubh (.i. mor) a ghlor though loud his noise, ZCP v 483 . ? biaid dano int ēsca lethumai iarthoir Macha .i. tāidlech ar crābud ┐ is d.¤ a riagol re tri fichtib mbliadna, ix 452 .

Equative: duibidir degaid, Ériu ii 122 . dubithir dethaig, BDD² 517 . duibithir druimne daeil, 22 ; TBC-LL¹ 5550 . dubithir ré drommannaib dega, LL 235b11 . duibidir éc, Corm. Y 1059 . duibither fiaich, TBC-LL¹ 5634 . duibithir funchi fedil, Metr. Dinds. iii 256 , cf. O'Mulc. 540 . duibithir gual, RC xiii 5 . duibigther gual, xxiv 196 . duibhithior gual gabhonn, Keat. iii p. 379 . duibithir uibhli, Aisl. Tond. xiii 5 = comdubh re gual, p. 133 . Compar. duibi nā srath fuail cach gen, Lec. 347a47 . fá duibe iná gual a glúine, SG 251 . is duibhe a ngnúis ná gual, Lament. iv 8 .

II As subst. n., later o, m.

(a) black pigment, esp. ink: ó d.¤ gl. atramento, Wb. 15a10 . drochd.¤ , Sg. p. 217 (Thes. ii p. xxii). is tana a nd.¤ the ink is thin, Sg. p. 248b (ib.). iar n-airnechtain duib scripthar int psailim tria d.¤ after the invention of ink . . . with ink, Hib. Min. 243 . dubh scribind, Fél. p. 246 . doirtid a dig for duillinn | do d.¤ in chuilinn chnesglais ink made from holly, Laud 610, 615.55 , cf. Colmán duib Chuilinn, Fél. Nov. 24 and note p. 246 . penn bog gér ┐ d.¤ ruadh righin, O'Gr. Cat. 120 . adharc dhuibh an inkhorn , Eg. Gl. 650 . adeir Pól . . . nach le dubh do sgríobh í, Eochairsg. 14 . sgríobhadh ré pápéur ┐ ré dubh, 2 John 12 . olc sin, a dhuibh, TTr.² 875 (scribal note). ? Of a black liquid in general: mar attib . . . dig don rodub (roda, v.l.) rúamda, Metr. Dinds. iii 220 (see rota).

(b) gall: g s. duib gl. fellis, BCr. 35a3 ( Thes. ii 24 ). d.¤ ┐ mill na darach oak-gall (?) (prescription for a styptic), 23 P 10, 150va36 .

Note also: tucus ri toeb crīche, cia héraic bad mó | d.¤ dés is d.¤ tuinne, LL 147a50 `black of land (?) and black of wave', PRIA xix 553 , with note: `dub . . . has a proverbial or technical meaning, implying certain commodities, etc., exacted as tribute. Perhaps "doubtful or disputed portion", cf. dubfine'. Cf. Dub-thuinne below. d.¤ .i. duithir ( dawn?), Stowe Gl. 50 .

Compds.

I With adj. In dvandva compds.: dub-brecc dark and speckled , SR 2955 . folt dubchas black and curling , TBC-I¹ 3219 . More oft. as intens. prefix: ¤deróil: cliar drechach nár duibdereoil `dark and feeble' ( very feeble ?), RC xxiv 182 . ¤diamair, SG 307.23 . ¤grāna, KMMisc. 317 . ¤láidir: dōdlāmha dublaidire, CF 205 . ¤temen: muir ndubthemen, SR 909 . Esp. with adjj. of colour to denote a deep shade: ¤chorcur dark crimson gl. ferrugo (explained as color purpurae), Sg. 52a11 . do sciathaib dubc[h]orcra, Fianaig. 88 . ¤chrón; as n.pr. m. a Dubchroin , Hib. Min. p. 77 . hí Dubchroin, Lec. 349b38 . ¤derg dark red , TBC-I¹ 1916 . batir domna dubderga a dí shúil, LL 117b18 . ¤donn dark brown or dun: dubtonn, Thes. ii 236.13 . stéd dubdhonn, SG 269 . dercoin darach dubdhuinne, BS 130 . bratt don scarlóid dubhdhuinn, Anecd. i 76 . As n.pr. m., Metr. Dinds. iii 318 . ¤glas dark blue-grey, livid colour: dubglass gl. caeruleum, Sg. 70b12 . ech d., Acall. 3776 ; Anecd. i 12 . gabur d., ZCP iv 33 . broit dubglasa, TBC-I¹ 11 . co nathrachaib dubglasa, TTebe 524.322 . Hence dubglasaid turns livid: cia bānait ┐ dúbglasait do beoil, PH 8131 . ro bansat a n-aighthe ┐ a ngnúisi, ro dubhglassatar a mbeoil, CCath. 4632 . ¤gorm blue-black, intense black: ech d., Acall. 242 . adbai na ndoel ndúbgorm, PH 8256 . ¤lachtne dark tan-coloured: brat dublachtne, RC xiv 450 . dublactna, xiii 28 . As n.pr. m. Rawl. 150b35 . ¤líath dark grey . As subst.: ? bíaid dano in douibliath (duibliath, v.l.) doich anechde Loch Rí, ZCP ix 451 . ¤ odar dark brown or dun: co lin[n]paitib dubodraib, RC xv 439 . As n.pr. m. Dubodor, Rawl. 159a24 . ¤ruad dark red , SR 4046 .

In adj. formed from nouns: ¤altach black-limbed (?): ag indarba deman ┐ d. bís (exorcista), Lec. 340b43 . ¤chestach. As sobriquet: Dáire D. of the dark questions, RC xvi 34 ( Dinds. 84 ). ¤chosach blackfooted . Name of a bird, Anecd. i 38 . As sobriquet, in D. Beinne Gulbain, SG 280 . As subst. o, m., name of a plant, black maidenhair (capillus Veneris), ACL i 326 . don dubhcosaigh , 329 . anmanna an dubhchosaigh, 23 K 42 339.9 . ¤détach black-toothed: as sobriquet, Fergus D., ZCP viii 327 . F. Duibhdhéadach, Keat. iv 294 . ¤ḟograch: muir mintonnach d. plaintive-sounding , RC xxiv 373 . ¤geltach melancholy-mad (downright m.?): glac duibgealtaigh gortaigh, IT iii 101 ( Bruchst. § 71 ). ¤gnúisech black-faced: daosgarshluagh dubh-ghnúiseach deamhan, TSh. 1975 . ¤gus-rúnach full of black crafty thoughts, CF 871 . ¤luirgnech black-shanked, -legged . Name of a horse, Acall. 270 . ¤nertach (intens.): for Daire ṅdian ṅd., LL 213b31 . ¤smúaintigthech: tiubrā dorcha dubhsmuaintigheach 'a dark, brooding, bushy brow', BDC 256.558 . ¤ṡúilech black-eyed: ni thuca in dubshúilig ndochoisc do not marry an intractable black-eyed woman, ZCP viii 112 . As sobriquet: in Findṡúilech et in Dubṡúlech, LL 327a33 . mac Taidhg Dubhsuiligh, AU 1496 (iii 406) .

II With nouns: ¤aba, ¤abann: teora dubaibne hÉrenn .i. Fubna, Torand ┐ Caland, LL 16b36 . tomaidm tri ndubabann, 17a19 . Also n.loc. see Hog. Onom. ¤adaig: i ndubaidchib dark nights, Laws ii 2 . ¤aigén abyss, deep ; goiridh an dubhaigén chum an dubhaigéin deep calleth unto deep, Psalms xlii 7 . ó dhuibhaighén na fairrge, lxviii 22 . Cf. duibecán. ¤aithech black churl (disparaging epithet): la borg d., FB § 71 . ¤alt dark spot, Ó Bruad. ii 166 . ¤áth: ic dubáthaib derg-Maisten black fords, Metr. Dinds. iii 74 ; see Hog. Onom. ¤broid: mo dhuithche fá mhogsain 's fá dhubh-bhroid dark bondage , O'Gr. Cat. 30 . ¤buidechair name of a disease (kind of jaundice?): a n-aghaidh an (sic) dubhbuidheachaire, 23 K 42, 384.1 . ¤chailech part of an axe: gall-biail . . . cona dib dubhchailchib .i. cona dib cluasaib, O'Dav. 532 . ¤chend lit. black-head, name of a sword; later (in poetic lang.) sword in general (later also ¤gin, ¤ginn, perh. through influence of gin sword-edge). a gabair is a dubcend (.i. a ech ┐ a chlaideb), LU 1037 . colg ┐ d.¤ duo nomina gladii , 1038 . is for rigaib focheird feit | indiu d. la Diarmeit, ZCP iii 214 ( LU 9674 ) = indiu in duibgen la D., SG 398 . a duibhginn (.i. a claidemh) ina deghsgib, ZCP v 489 (B. na f.). con duibciund (.i. cloidem) ina dagscip, LB 240a21 . duibhgeann .i. cloidheamh, O'Cl. Also n.pr. m., see below. ¤cheo: duibnēll duibchiach, FB § 36 Eg. ¤chís: cáin, dubhchíos nó custum do chur orra tribute , Ezra vii 24 . fa duibhchíos, Proverbs xii 24 . ¤chlais n.loc. for D., Sc.M² 23 § 23 . ¤chrand: d. mór uaso (of a shaft or pillar?), BDD § 85 . ¤chrech: dubchrecha ┐ chnáim chrói `secret raids' (murderous raids?), Cáin Ad. § 46 . ¤doíre black bondage , SR 5286 . ¤dortad (intens.): forran na tond annuas ac d. forro, Aen. 247 . ar nd. don dīlinn, Anecd. i 26 . Cf. ara ndubdhortaibh dileann, CF 730 . ¤draic: tír nathrach is dubdrac, Rawl. 78b10 . ¤draigen blackthorn, sloe: airne dubhdroighin, Acall. 344 . ¤druim (intens.): dubhdhruim do chor ris an saidhbhreas to renounce altogether, TSh. 10097 . ¤dúnad: fōidis C. Loeg uad isin duibdunad co Fiacha . . . do chuindchid lēgi (apparently a camp distinct from that of the warriors), TBC-I¹ 2766 . ¤én crow or raven , O'Mulc. 310 (= fiach). elta d., RC xiv 416 . ealtada do dubenaib (sic leg.), ZCP x 298 . ¤étach: d'umhluighios a nduibhédach, Psalms xxxv 14 . ¤éthech: secip fethal foa tosar a ndubethech downright perjury , Ériu vii 156 . ¤ḟine one of the inferior divisions of the `fine tuaithe', Laws iv 282 follg. See Stud. in E. Ir. Law 148 . ¤ḟocal obscure word: d. .i. da focal .i. focal ┐ focal solus, O'Curry 965 ( H 3.18 415 -16); Lec. Gl. 565 . ? ¤ḟolach: dubithir leth d., IT i 310 ( LL 113b13 ). ¤ḟuath black hatred: robhaoi a d. go mór ga bhráithribh, TFrag. 170 . ¤ḟuil: lia dubhfhola, Acall. 1739 , 8002 . cairi dubḟola, MU² 730 (cf. TBC-LL¹ 4336 , TBC-I¹ 2810 ). ¤ga black spear (particularly in phrase fir dubga): dobebat flathi ria n-anflathaib la fursmalta fer ndubga[e] '(lawful) princes will perish before usurpers by the oppressions (?) of the men of the black spears', RC xxvi 38 § 191 (a portent of the end of the world). di sceo neimhe fer ndubgæ 'from the venomous clash of black-speared men', BDC 108.85 (of Connachta). flaith fer ndubgāi, ZCP ix 169.28 (of Vikings). See BDC 163 .​​ co nd. nduaibsech, MR 198 . ¤gait nefarious stealing: soiscela mor Coluimcille do d., AU 1006 = CS 1005 . ¤gall black foreigner, Dane (opp. to findg. Norwegian): Dubgoill do thecht do Áth Clíath, AFM 849 . na Dubgaill, LL 377a7 . Drochet Dubgaill (n.loc.), Cog. 184 . Also n.pr. m., Rawl. 154a17 . gen. mac Dubgaill , RC xviii 349 , etc.

¤gen(n)te (pl.) black heathens, Danes: tetacht dubgennti du Ath Cliath, AU 850 . tancatar Dubgenti Danarda, Cog. 229 (LL). Dainfhir ón Dania . . . is diobh ghairthear Duibhgheinnte nó Dubhlochlonnaigh, Keat. iii 2456 .

¤glas ( ¤glais) dark stream or river: glorach for dubglais innocht, LL 298a21 ( SG 366 ). éicne dubglaisse duinne, SG 388 . Also n.loc. see Hog. Onom. ¤gentlidecht black heathenism: ni bia cretim acht duibgenntligecht hi tir nErenn, Trip. clxxxii ( LB 12a ). ¤guin (intens.): tucadar dubgona dluithi . . . ar a cheli, CF 129 . ? ¤gortus: ar a urrdhurcus, ar a ṡuilbere, ar a dubghortus, IT iii 92 . ¤greim (intens.): rug M. dubhghreim dian ar ubhall brághad ar S., PCT 1644 . ¤inis: i nduibinsib ind ociain, Lism. L. p. 354 ( LL 373d ). ¤lacht (pejorative): ar dhubhlacht duthain an domhnáin, TSh. 2287 . ¤laíd: Conall Cael rochanad d. `singer of a dark song', Arch. Hib. ii 71 . dubláidi dindsenchais `dark lays', Metr. Dinds. iii 20 . ¤laith lit. black fluid or humour; melancholy: (g s. as adj.?) is dublathi díscir dian (of a person), MacCongl. 87 . dubhlaithe a ndeoid an domain, Harl. 5280, fo. 42a . ¤lén: an duibhlénsa this black sorrow, BS 92 . ¤lestar black vessel, name of a measure (?): dā dubhlestur deac do cormam (sic) i ndé sechtmuine (allowance of a monk), ZCP vi 271 . ¤lethar: scíath cona thugi dublethair, RC xiv 404 . ¤lia: d. fola, Acall. 6999 . ¤líath see above. ¤lind dark liquid: lónchore mór . . . d. uathmar and; mescthus béos isin duiblinn, BDD § 128 . black pool: ar dublind Brea, Dinds. 132 ( RC xvi 137 ). tar duiblinn imm Brae, ZCP iv 40 . As n.loc., name of rivers, later name of Áth Cliath Dublin: co Dublind Átha Cliath, Cog. 226 ( LL 309b19 ), LL 44b11 . Ámlaib . . . dagrí Dublindi, IT iii 15 . See Hog. Onom. ¤loch: cu glais Tamlachtae dublocho (= lacūs nigri), Ardm. 17a2 ( Thes. ii 238 ). pl. dublocha ifrind, RC xxvi 158 . See Hog. Onom. ¤loinges lit. black exile , esp. the band of Ulstermen who followed Fergus m. Roich to Connacht: toíssech don dúbhloingius la Fergus, Cóir Anm. 275 . tiaguit Connachtuid ┐ in dubluingius, RC x 226 . robris forsin dublongais, LL 44a17 . an dubhloingeas .i. an sluagh deoraidheachta dochuaidh lé Fearghus i gConnachtaibh, Keat. ii 3266 . Of an outlaw band in general: ar dteacht dubhloingis go Cruachain, 2034 . ¤luachat (intens.): ilar ṅdorcha ṅdubluachat, SR 904 . ilar na nd., RC iv 252 . ¤lochlonnach Dane (oppd. to findl. Norwegian), see gente above. ¤lus name of a herb used in med., ACL i 335 §§ 61 , 89 (prob. symphytum or comfrey , Germ. Schwarzwurz). ¤mind: mionnuighim dhíb fa na dhuibhmhionnaibh is dual damh black (i.e. solemn, awful?) halidoms, Maguires of F. § 62 (reliquary is called `in Dubhineach', § 63 ). ¤nél, SR 7418 . d. nemi, TFerbe 181 . eirach an duibhneóil írchra, Ériu i 103 § 65 . fo dhuibhnellaib, Lism. L. 2771 . ¤nóin: fuinsid anuad ó d. duinn, SG 366 . Cf. ó maidin co dubhnónaigh `black noon', i.e. midnight, Cog. 114 . ¤oenach `black assembly', a name given to the Fair of Tailtiu held by Donnchad s. of Flann Sionna, k. of Ireland (see AU 926 ): ō Patraic co d. Dondchada maic Mailsechlainn, Dinds. 99 ( RC xvi 50 ). co dubaenach nDonnchada meic Flainn, SG ii 469 . ¤raed: inmain andord tria d. dark wood, IT i 79 . ¤recht: fri dubrechtu gentliuchtae black laws of heathenry, Hy. vii ( Thes. ii 357 ). ¤reclés name of Colum Cille's oratory at Derry, LB 237a3 . in dubreicles, AU ii 153 (` penitentiary '). teora bliadna bái cen lēss | Colum ina duibregless, RC xviii 160 ; BCC § 185 . do coir (leg. comair?) an duibreicléis, ib.; AU 1166 . ¤ mighty king: Finntan . . . Senach . . . Colman . . . tri dúibríg co ngliaid gaile, Fél. lii . ¤roén dark plain (?): ba bind mo dord dar dubráen, Imr. Brain ii 290 . black (crushing) defeat (?): rodosdedaig fo dubraen, SR 6550 . fo dubroenaib, 5558 . ¤rún dark design (?): dubrúin, TBC-I¹ 1692 . ¤rota dark pigment or liquid: do d. ┐ do gual, IT iii 191 . rofothraicit for dubrodae, Dinds. 46 ( RC xv 439 ). ¤sciath, TBC-I¹ 1795 . ¤ṡesra name of a measure, RC xv 439 ( Dinds. 46 ). ¤ṡín foul weather: nosdoirtend forro . . . in duib-sin ┐ dearrtan, Aen. 224 . la toidhecht na duibhshine geimhreta, Marco P. 36 . ? inna dubthíne, ZCP viii 313.2 . ¤ṡlán defiance, challenge: dubhshlán na Féinne fughat the F. defy thee, Oss. iv 136 . thug dubhṡlan fáoi defied, Eg. Gl. 356 . ó thug sé dúbhshlán shloigh Dé bhí defied the hosts, 1 Sam. xvii 36 . Later also dullán: do dhullan faoi I challenge you to do it, Luc. Fid. 311 ; 323 , 325 . ¤ṡluag: d. détla danarda, MR 184 . ¤ṡnechta: imat duibhshnecta teintidi `fiery dark snow', Ériu ii 136 . ¤thalam: dréchtfaid an dubh[th]alamh (sic leg. with v.l.), ZCP viii 212.1 . ¤thám: a ndul uli do dubthám that they should all die of black pestilence, Ériu iv 180 . ¤thír: as n.loc., see Hog. Onom. ¤threbtha `black husbandries' (pejor.), Triads 140 . -thredan black fast (lasting three days): co ndernsat dubthrédan, RC xii 436 . bliadan dubtredain cen dig cen biad cen cotlud, RC xv 489 . arra duibtredain, ib. ¤throscad black fast, keeping a black fast: dubthroscuth (= ieiunium atrum), Ériu vii 144 . do dubtroscad iar mór-chin, RC xv 488 . arra dubtroisct[h]e, 489 . ¤thuata: don dubhthuata ignorant layman, Eochairsg. 48 . ¤urla: each dub go nd. ndub black mane, ZCP viii 228 . As n.pr. m.: do sgur Í D., ib.

See also sections (c) and (d) under proper names below.

Dub in Proper Names. As n.pr. o, m. (allegor.): Dian ┐ D.¤ is Dothur, Metr. Dinds. iii 4 . D.¤ ┐ Dobur ┐ Doirce, BB 35a10 . Common proper name: LL 322f64 , BB 149f19 , etc. gen. Duib pass. pl. tri Duib Imlig, TBC-I¹ 1484 ; 3512 ; cuig nDuibh, MR 290 . As f.: D.¤ ingen Roduib, Dinds. 26 ( RC xv 326 ). In phr. with Finn and Donn meaning a nobody : a n-íoc Fhinn nó Duibh nó Duinn, | ná cuir inn díot 'do not abandon me ... in punishment for a [mere] Fionn or a Dubh or a Donn', Ériu lxiv 164 § 1.12 .

Also in names of animals: in D.¤ Sainglend (a horse), FB § 31 , 43 . D.¤ Esa is Dubh thuinne | dá ech Aenghuis Angluinne, Acall. 276 . Dubh Chabhlaidh, Dubh Easa, IGT Decl. § 125 . D.¤ na Cat (name of a cat), BCC § 165 . Of bells: in d.¤ díglach (name of Caillín's bell), Fen. 412 . an D.¤ duaibsech (Colum Cille's bell), BCC § 132 . in d.¤ Temrach (Ruadán's bell), LB 260b29 ; YBL 136a26 .

Very frequent with (a) follg. qualifying adj. (b) dependent noun in gen. (c) in compounds with adj. (d) in compounds with nouns. In a number of cases it is difficult to decide the class to which a name belongs. Editors tend to print all names as compounds and in MSS. Duib- somet. replaces Dub- in genuine compounds even before non-palatal initials. In the follg. the correct form, in so far as it can be determined, has been restored silently.

(a) With qual. adj. D.¤ Daingen, BB 97d46 . gen. Duib Daingin, 98c30 . Duib Déin (gen.), SG ii 468 . D.¤ Dil, AU 1072 . Duib Duind (gen.), BB 73e52 . Duib Éitig (gen.), LL 339b15 ; BB 142e36 . Duib Feil (gen.), BB 138f8 , Fheil, LL 315a24 . Duib Leisc, Rawl. 155b24 (but Oengus Dublesc (?), 13 ). Duib Udair (gen.), BB 159a23 (see dubodar under ordinary compds.). Duib Ṡalaich (gen.), LL 323d39 . Duib Salaig, BB 186b6 = = Dubalaigh, 45 .

(b) With dependent noun in gen.: D.¤ Caille, LL 314a12 ; Rawl. 122a6 . D.¤ Cailli, BB 144a41 ; gen. Duib Chaille, 120a43 . Duib Chilli (gen.), Rawl. 89f3 . D.¤ Cluana, Anecd. i 42 ; gen. Duib Cluana, BB 126b20 = Duib Cluan, LL 313c39 . D.¤ Commair, Rawl. 142a42 ; SG ii 461 . Duib Chonnacht (gen.), Rawl. 129b11 . Duib Crích (gen.), BB 130a13 . Duib Cuan (gen.), BB 143d15 . D.¤ Cuili, BB 190b14 ; gen. Duib Chuili, 86d45 . D.¤ Daire (of the oakwood), LL 325b34 ; BB 70a35 ; gen. Duib Daire, LL 333c56 . D.¤ Dara (of the oak), LL 389a34 ; RC xviii 354 (Tig.). D.¤ Darach, Rawl. 146a47 ; BB 147a38 ; gen. Duib Darach, 114c8 . D.¤ Dísirt, LL 325h19 ; Rawl. 155a39 (Dissirt). D.¤ Díthrib, BB 131a3 ; gen. Duib Dithrib, Fianaig. 52 . Duib Dithruib, Rawl. 123a17 ; LL 314b51 . D.¤ Dothra (see Dothra), BB 91b29 ; gen. Duib Dothra, 91c22 ; Rawl. 145g28 . Duib Dubni (gen.), LL 253f60 . D.¤ Dúin, LL 326a14 ; Rawl. 153a27 ; gen. Duib Dúin, 42 . D.¤ Durlais, LL 325b31 ; D.¤ Daurlais, Rawl. 159a1 ; gen. Duib Durluis, LL 340a18 ; Daurlais, Rawl. 159a28 . D.¤ Emna, AU 1053 ; LL 334a48 ; gen. Duib Emna, BB 113c9 . Duib Enaig (gen.), Rawl. 122b38 ; LL 314b13 . Duibh Esa (gen.), BB 72a25 ; Duib Essa (gen.), Rawl. 146c50 . As n.pr. f. gen. Duibhe Easa, Ériu v 64 . D.¤ Inse, Thes. ii 286.10 . Duibh Insi, AFM 814 ; indsi, 1032 ; gen. Duib Innse, BB 168a18 , ¤indse, 72b24 . ¤indsi, Rawl. 146d17 . D.¤ Lacha (f.), LL 330c61 ; BB 166a2 ; accus. Duib Lacha, 4 ; gen. Duibe Lacha, Imr. Brain i 58 ; Duibe lacho, Rawl. B. 512, 119a . D.¤ Lasra, Rawl. 151b29 . D.¤ Lenna, Rawl. 156a11 . D.¤ Lis, 127a20 . D.¤ Railbe, BB 115e14 ; AU 1130 ; gen. Duib Railbe, BB 76a14 . Dub Railbhe, 115e14 . D.¤ Rois, BB 155a19 , 182a4 ; D.¤ Ruis, 150b21 ; LL 190a9 ; gen. Duib Rois, BB 114f49 . Duib Sléibe (gen.), LL 340a50 , Rawl. 129b19 . D.¤ Sligi, BB 191a39 ; gen. Duib Sligi, 74c8 . Dubh Teamhrach inghean Bhriain, 3 C 13, 880.13 ; gen. Duibhe T., 884.4 . D.¤ Tíre, LL 327g2 , BB 149d24 ; gen. Duib Tire, 158b11 . Duib thuinne (gen.), LL 335h19 , Rawl. 161b48 . Duib Uindsenn (gen.), BB 72c8 ; Duibh Uinsenn (gen.), Rawl. 146d35 . Oft. folld. by gen. dual (see ZCP xiv 271 - 2 , xx 167-73 ): Dub Da Bairenn, Rawl. 117d53 ; Boirenn, LL 382c5 ; gen. Duib Da Bairenn, Rawl. 150a26 , b17 etc. (Davoren). Dub Da Barc, BB 147a34 ; gen. Duib D. B., 146d8 . D.¤ Da Braine, Rawl. 141b35 ; gen. Duib D. B., 159a24 . D.¤ Da Chell, LL 324c33 ; gen. Duib D. Ch., 340a40 . Duib Da Colman (gen.), BB 144b4 ; Duib De (sic Facs.) Cholmáin (gen.), LL 324c59 . D.¤ Dá Chrich, LL 315a29 ; gen. Duib D. Ch., 32 , Rawl. 91d37 . Duib Da Doss (gen.), Rawl. 159b31 . D.¤ Dá Inber, TFrag. 90 . D.¤ Da Letha, SR 2361 ; D.¤ D. Lethe, LL 42c44 ; D.¤ D. Lethi, 25b10 ; gen. Duib Da Lethi, LL 327e32 , Rawl. 146e20 ; D.¤ D. Leithe, 153b33 . D.¤ Da Muige, LL 328d45 ; gen. Duib Da Maige, Rawl. 160a32 . Duib Da Subne, (gen.), Rawl. 150a39 ; Dub De (sic Facs.) Subne (gen.), LL 326c8 . D.¤ Dá Thond, LL 317b44 ; gen. Duib D. Th., 341a45 . D.¤ Da Tuath, LL 381b25 ; gen. Duib Da Thuath, 33 , Rawl. 159a45 . D.¤ Da Thuile, Rawl. 159a1 ; gen. Duib Da Thuili, 26 .

(c) In compds. with adj. Dubchroin (gen.), LL 313a22 . Dubfinn (f.), SG ii 487 . Duibinn, Cóir Anm. 62 ; gen. Duibinne, Duibne, ib. Dubgorm (Dub Gorm?), BB 104b48 . Dublachtna, LL 150b12 ; Rawl. 150b35 ; gen. Dublachtnai, LL 326i13 , Duiblachtnai, 337b46 (Dub Lachtna?). Dubóc, Rawl. 159a29 ; LL 340a11 ; BB 156a1 ; gen. id., LL 317a32 (Dub Óc? Dimin. of Dub?).

With adj. derived from nouns: Dubbronach, LL 318b12 . ¤dálach, Hy Fiach. 126 (family name). ¤dartach: gen. Dubdartaig, O'Gr. Cat. 645 . ¤dúnach, ¤dúinech: gen. Duibduinig, LL 352h27 = Duibdunaigh, BB 223e22 . ¤ṡínach (cf. dubṡín foul weather under ordinary compds.): gen. Duibsinaich, Rawl. 146g29 ; BB 113a49 . ¤ṡlatach, BB 94b31 ; gen. Dubslataigh, 41 ; Duibslataich, Rawl. 153b17 .

(d) In compds. with nouns. With proper name: Dubaed, Ardm. 19a1 ( Thes. ii 365 ). Dubconda, LL 326c57 ; gen. Duibchonna, 325c14 (D.¤ Chonda?). ¤chonnad (cf. Condad, Connad, Contribb.): gen. Duibchonnaid, LL 340a39 . Dubchormac, LL 326d , with note: ab hoc nomine vocatus est ideo quod pater eius obiit nascente illo. Propter memoriam mortis patris eius vocatus est Duchormac . Dubchrimthann, LL 321e63 . m. Cuirc Duibechach, 326a38 . ? Dubindrecht, Rawl. 159a41 ; Dubinrecht, 165b15 ; LL 327c24 ; gen. Dubinrecht, LL 325b13 ; Rawl. 146a22 . Duibindrecht, 150b15 , 30 . Duibinrecht, LL 321b56 ? m. Erca Dublugdech, LL 327e46 .

With other nouns: Dubainech, Rawl. 160b11 ; ? gen. húa Dubanich , RC xviii 368 . Dubchend (see under ordinary compds.), LL 323a6 ; Dubcenn, Rawl. 152b55 ; Duibcind, BB 183b46 ; Duibcinn, LL 391b15 ; Duibgend, BB 183b39 , ¤genn, 118b48 ; ¤ginn, LL 389b7 ; gen. Duibcind, Rawl. 153a56 ; Duibcinn, 1 ; Duibgind, RC xviii 337 (Tig.). Later Duibhgheann; gen. ¤ghinn, Keat. iv . Dubchrob: gen. Duibchruib, LL 327e11 . ? Dubchertan: Duibhceartan, CF 13 ; gen. Dubchertain, LL 373a30 . Dubchu, BB 76b16 ; gen. Dubchon, 18 . Duibdeochain (gen.), Fél. p. 48 ; Rawl. 89f2 = Duibdechoin, LL 351a8 . Duibdiberg (gen.), Rawl. 146c42 ; ¤dibeirg, BB 145b17 . Duibeoin (gen.), BB 141d37 , 142d28 . Dubétan, Laud 610, 105b1 ; gen. Duibedain, BB 110b38 . Dubgall (see under ordinary compds.), LL 41c66 , Rawl. 140a33 . Dubgilla, LL 40b9 ; BB 122b36 ; gen. Dubgillai, LL 314c57 , 323g55 ; Duibgillai, BB 70b48 . Dubgoband (gen.), LL 369d32 . Dublaech, BB 142a39 ; ¤laich, 74a33 ; gen. Dublaich, 49b42 . Dubloingsigh (gen.), BB 71a8 . Duibgen, BB 83a5 , 88d50 . Dubgilcach, LL 319c53 ; ZCP viii 304.19 (but Dub Gilcaich, Rawl. 148a43 ). Dubgus, Rawl. 160b48 ; gen. Dubgosa, BB 160a1 . Dublitir (dat.), Thes. ii 287.32 . Dublitter, LL 360d52 . Dublittir, AU 735 ; gen. Dublitri, LL 360c26 . Duiblitrech, ZCP iii 17 , 20 ( Rawl. 68b15 , 76a4 ). Dubluachair, LL 382a21 ; Rawl. 128a15 ; gen. Dubluachair, ib. Dubhluachra, LL 382a23 . Dubneim, BB 157b37 . Dubrind, LL 314c21 ; gen. Dubrind, 57 . Duibrind, Rawl. 123f8 (D.¤ Rind?). Duibruip (gen.), Rawl. 154d48 ; BB 160a14 . Dubroith (gen.), Lism. L. xxxi . Dubṡlat ` black rod ', BB 83a5 = Dublat, 82a30 , Dubslait, RC xvii 142 . Dubsloit, AU 554 . ¤ṡloit, CS 558 . Perh. also Duibdirma (gen.), Rawl. 146b43 ; BB 73d39 ; and Duibdligid (gen.), BB 232b6 ; Rawl. 94b48 ; Fél. p. 48 ( Duibligid, LL 351a7 ).

foalda

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adj. (?): odar quasi fodar .i. dath f.¤ , Corm. Y 1020 = Phil. Soc. Trans. 1859, 200 (< H 3.18, 77 ); ` dull mottled (?) colour' Stokes, Corm. Tr. 131 . From alad `speckled, piebald'?

líath

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o, ā

I As adj. grey .

(a) Of persons, grey-haired, aged : Ronán l.¤ Roiss Uanni, Fél. Apr. 30 . laech l.¤ mór, Sc.M² 13. itconnarcc senoir mor liath, PH 1490 . riglach liat[h] (.i. seanoir), ACL iii 30.2 (= Trip.² 2475 ). in láech l.¤ , LL 2228.

(b) Of the hair, beard grey: ulcha liatha leo . . . .i. oland l.¤ ro ceṅglad dia smechaib, LL 329e26 .i. ulliu léith leo issin chath, 29 ( ZCP xiii 318.1 ). tomm liath hi cert-medón a édain, PH 7270 . ulcha . . . ┐ uathad finda liath inne, 1968 . an ceann liath, Proverbs xvi 31 . fear na gruáige léithe, Deuteronomy xxxii 25 . déana coimhéirghe rés an gceann liath, TSh. 8546.

(c) Other applications: etuch dub ┐ fobuidhe ┐ liath, Laws i 148.3 Comm . i n-aibíd mhánaig leith Cistercian, ALC i 366.25 . gur bho derg dá ḟuil ┐ gur bo liath dá n-inchind, TBC-LL¹ 6046 . bid liath cechtar fathar do inchinn a cheile, BNnÉ 303.16 . at liatha do shúile, MacCongl. 93.12 . ech l.¤ , LU 8659 ( FB 49 ). golgaire in luin lēith, ZCP vii 310 § 7 (= luin duibh, Reeves Ad. 274 ). datha na ngaeth . . . buidhe ┐ derg, dub ┐ liath, Laws i 26.x Comm . faoi drúcht liath, Oss. iv 216.6 . sioc l.¤ , Job xxxviii 29 . aráin a lóin uile tirim ┐ l.¤ , Joshua ix 5 . muc ogham inso . . . finn (b) liath (l), Auraic. 5669 . dathogam. aicme bethi .i. ban, liath, 5698 . a beith ranocht is roliath (of anocht error), 2070 . (cryptic) loiscia .i. liath (? leg. lia), Goid. 77 § 163 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 612 .

Superl.: rói-dhearca lóghmhara is léithe lí, Keat. Poems 100.

II As subst.

(a) in pl. old men, veterans : do rat a óclaecha i medón an chatha ┐ do rat a liatha fá deoid, SG 321.37 . oc faicsin na liath do letradh, 321.z . mairg nach riaraig a líathu, ZCP vii 298.18 . nī caistide (leg. coistide) fri liatu (: fiachu), xiii 264.3 . is mairg lenus do liathu, LL 307b23 ( SG 387.35 ). rolensat na léith Lothor `greybeards', Metr. Dinds. iv 52.124 . beid ogmna cen dergadh, / bud fergach a liatha, ZCP x 50 § 18.

(b) Various other applications: in liath ┐ in chiar itir in uidir ┐ in cirdub bit (of winds), Laws i 28.2 Comm . da doighli liath léna in magh, radfia su cadhan go leth crane(?), ZCP viii 550.18 = x 280.10 = inn iall én, TBC-LL¹ 1832. Of disease in sheep fluke, rot(?): liath ┐ uthud do caoirib, O'Curry 1103 ( H 3.18 p. 447a ). liath ┐ ufadh do chaorchaib, O'Curry 297 ( H 3.18 163 ).

(c) As n.pr. Léim an Leith, BNnÉ 255.1 . in L.¤ Macha (Cú Chulainn's horse), LU 8575 ( FB 43 ). da acallaim ind Leith, LL 13813 ( RC iii 175.12 ). Carcar ind Léith i mbái in Liath, Metr. Dinds. ii 22.68 . do tig Midir i mBrig Leith i Teathbai, TE² 2 . Liath na trí mbenn `the grey one of the three antlers' (of stag), SG 115.2 ( Acall. 936 ). is e in Foelcú sein dorigne in curach do C[h]olum Cille .i. in Liathmbaile (leg. Liath mBaile), ZCP viii 298.18 .

Compds.

(a) With nouns. ¤boccóit: l. fair .i. a sciath, TBC-LL¹ 5404 . ¤gae: líáthga mór . . . na láim, TBC-LL¹ 5390 . liathgha .i. ga léothach, O'Cl. liathgai fria ais, IT, ii2 243.3 . ¤lus, common as plant name, see Hog. Luibhl. lus fillocealla .i. liathlus, ACL i 333 § 19 . crocus ecolicanus liathlus, 335 § 70 . liathlus locha savin, Irish Texts v 6.31 . adiantos politricus .i. liathlus mor, ACL i 330 § 10 . asarum ┐ abrotanum .i. liathlus na tragha, ACL i 334 § 56 . auricula muris .i. an liathlus beag, 23 K 42, 367.3 . ¤muine `grey brake or thicket, tormentil,' Hog. Luibhl. In place-names see Hog. Onom. ¤nuimhir `large (hoary) number' (Gloss.), Hackett xxxix 15 .

(b) With adjj.: ¤chrúaid: lebenna liathcrúaidi cotata `grey hard stiff benches', Hib. Min. 66.17 . ¤garmnach see garmnach. ¤glas: trí monga liath-ghlasa . . . forra `grey-blue', ML 118.z . ¤lomda grey and bare : a lecní liathlomdai, IT iii 99.13 . ¤luimnech grey-cloaked (?): cailleach . . . liathluimneach, ZCP v 22 § 8 . ¤ odar dark-grey: trí bruitt . . . liathodra . . . impu, MU² 606.

(c) ¤enech grey-faced , used as subst. and n.pr. or nickname: cirp lep liath ennech / luath loschlaen (gripp lep líathainech, v.l.), IT iii 14 § 30 . ní con facca beola eich, amail beola in liathánuigh .i. in Liath Macha, O'D. 1208 ( H 2.15A, 83a ), cf. am beolu inliathanaigh / nochonaca beolu eich, IT iii 68 § 7. Murchadh Liathanach, AFM ii 898.24 . Tadg mac an Liathanaigh, 1098.19

3 Mael

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Forms: Mael, M(ael), Mæl, Mail, Mail, Mæil, Mael, Maíle, Máel, Maíl, Maíle, Maíl-, Maíle, Máel-, Maele, Maelchroin, Maelduibh, Maeletich, Moile, Maeli, Mailmithidh, Moile, Mailmorda, Maelmbuadh, Mailmuaidh, Maili, Maelruanaidh, Mael, Maele, Maile, Maele, Maele, Mailughra, Máolbethad, Maelecobho, Maile, Maelchræbe, Maelchrichi, Mael-chrói, Maoilidíthraib, Maildoburchon, Maele, Maelfabaill, Maile, Maílfoghamair, Maelghualai, Maele, Maelmochorghi, Maile, Mail, Maele, Maele, Maile, Maeli, Mae[l]snechtai, Maelhumai, Maele, Mael, Maelcoluim, Maele, Mael, Mael, Maelodrain, Maelpatraic, Mailsechnaill, Maelsechnaill, Maele

npr. m. Both 1 mael and 2 mael are largely used in the formation of masc. proper names (rarely fem.).

I Mael (adj.):

(a) seldom alone, treated as o- stem. M(ael), Ardm. 12b1 = Thes. ii 265 , Trip. 317.5 (equated with Lat. calvus, ib. 13 ). Mæl, Rawl. 130a55 . g s. Mail, 119a28 , 127a39 . meic Mail , Fél. 204.30 = m.¤ Mæil , Lism. L. 3976.

(b) in composition with a follg. noun which it qualifies. Maolbennachtaidh, BNnÉ 192.7 (-bhennacht v.l.). Cf. g s. Maelbennachtain, BB 88a22 . Maelcú, Lism. L. p. 315 (father of Brude king of the Picts). g s. Maelcon (of same), AU 583. Moelchú, Fél. 78.22 . Fergussan mac Maelcon, AU 702. Máellecán, Sg. 203 a ( Thes. ii p. xxii ), possibly represents a formation with g.s.

II Mael subst. is largely used folld. by (a) an adj., (b) gen. of a common noun, and (c) gen. of a proper name. a mbōi fo māil, ZCP xi 149 § 9 . ba leanb óc (gl. maol) Ailill in tan sin, Ériu ii 182.8n , ZCP xliv 177 . The orig. meaning in class (a) was that of ` cropped head' or `head', in classes (b) and (c) of `slave' or `servant', hence `devoted to'; class (c) received its chief development after the introduction of Christianity, generally in combination with names of saints (in this connexion the meaning ` tonsured ' may have been implied; it is occasionally glossed calvus). A humorous extension of the usage occurs in the fictitious names Ocmæl-Blongi, MacCongl. 77.23 ; Mælsaille mac Maílimme, 89.5 . Later gilla came to be used in the same way (see ZCP xii 301 , 313 for discussion of the subject). That these names are not true compds. is shown by (1) freq. declension of Mael as fem. subst., g s. Maíle (a follg. adj. being occasionally in agreement); (2) tmesis in poetry: Mael fial Finnia, AU 902 ; feil Mail chōir Canaigh, Mart. Don. Sept. 18 ; Mael caemfertach Cetair, Gorm. May 14 Later they came to be regarded as compds. and in gen. Máel > Maíl or remains unchanged. Both gen. forms Maíle and Maíl- (Máel-) often occur side by side. Maíle is common in AU up to the year 850, then gradually gives way to Máel- folld. by lenition, and goes out of use by 950. (See Ó Máille, Lang. of Ann. Ulster, p. 52 n. ). The follg. lists are illustrative:

(a) Maelcaích: Thes. ii 251.15 (Stowe Miss.). AU 665. Fél. 132.28 . ¤ciar, Rawl. 123b9 . Mælchiar (fem.), MacCongl. 109. 27 . ¤corcrae: g s. Maele Corcrai, AU 878. ¤crōn: AU 837 , 900 . g s. Maelchroin , Rawl. 145a31 . ¤dub: AU 626. Fél. Oct. 20. Moeldub, Fél. 73.22 . g s. Maelduibh , AU 626 , 673 . Rawl. 146e39 . ¤étig: g s. Maeletich , Rawl. 126a31 . ¤find: g s. Moile Finde, MacCongl. 43.11 . Moilfinde, ib. 18 . Maelḟind, AU 912. ¤garbh, AU 932. g s. Maeli Garba, Rawl. 129b53 . ¤gorm, Rawl. 153a10 . ¤inmain (g.s.), Rawl. 153a10 . ¤maith, Rawl. 130a52 . ¤mithig: Maelmhithig, AU 902. g s. Mailmithidh , 943 . ¤mór, AU 548. Trip. 88.13 . g s. Moile Móire, Trip. 88.15 . Maeilmhoir, AU 548. ¤mōrda, AU 873. g s. Mailmorda , 911 . Maelmordhai, 943 . ¤muad: Maelmuadh, AU 977. Maelmbuadh (acc.), ib. Maelmuaidh, 1020 . g s. Mailmuaidh , 1014 . ¤óc, Rawl. 141b8 (a dim.?). ¤ odar : Maelodhor, AU 861 , 869 . ¤odur, Rawl. 130a11 . g s. Maili Odræ, Trip. 340.23 ( Ardm. 17b1 ). Maele Odrae, AU 692 , 693 . Maeluidhir, 640 , 737 , 851 . ¤ruanaidh, AU 838. g s. Maelruanaidh , ib. ¤salach, Rawl. 159b 12 . ¤suthain, AU 1009. RC xi 492. ¤temen: g s. Maeltemin, Rawl. 145e6 . Maelteimin, AU 908.

(b) Mael-aba, Rawl. 141b38 . ¤achaid: ¤achidh, AU 895. ¤aithgein: ¤aithgin, Fél. June 6 ( ¤aithgen v.l.). ¤aithgen, Rawl. 130a6 . ¤aithgeain, ib. 5 . ¤aithchen, ib. 11 . g s. Maele aithgen, 129b45 . Maeli aithchen, 155a53 = Maelathgeáin, LL 325 b . ¤anfaid (anfad `storm'?), Fél. Jan. 31. g s. Maile anfaid, 186.1 . Maele anfaid, AU 709. Maele anfaith, 724 , 745 . ¤anfis, Rawl. 122a17 (g.s.). ¤augra, Rawl. 123a52 . g s. Mailughra , BNnÉ 329.12 . ¤bethad: g s. Máolbethad , BColm. 44.23 . ¤chluichi, Rawl. 130a22 . ¤cluchi, Thes. ii 288.1 (inscription). ¤cluiche, AU 913 , 922 . ¤cobho (cf. cob `victory'), AU 646. g s. Maelecobho , 657 , 669 . Maeile cobha, 663 . Moelocobha, Maelcobho, 653 . Maile Coba, RC xvii 195 (Tig.), Mail Coba, 193 . Mailchoba, Fél. 136.25 . ¤craíbe: ¤craibi, AU 918. g s. Maelchræbe , Rawl. 146g28 . ¤críche: g s. Maelchrichi , Rawl. 150b22 . ¤crói: g s. Mael-chrói , Rawl. 128b37 . ¤dithreib: Maoldithruib, Mon. Tall. § 4. g s. Maoilidíthraib , § 24. Maele ditraibh, AU 691. ¤doborchon, AU 328. ¤doburchon, Fél. 152.7 . g s. Maildoburchon , ib. 8 . Moeldobhorcon, Gorm. Feb. 19. ¤dōid (1 doé `forearm'?), AU 957. Gorm. May 13. ¤domnaig, AU 911. ¤domnaich, Rawl. 145d20 . ¤dúin: Mailduin (Clonmacnois inscr.), Thes. ii 286.16 . g s. Maele duin, AU 668. Moeleduin, 669 . Moile Dúin, MacCongl. 3 , 22 . Maeilduin, AU 689. ¤fabaill: ¤fabhuill, AU 890. g s. Maelfabaill , Rawl. 145a6 . ¤fithrich, AU 628. g s. Maile fithrich, 721 . Cf. fithrech `edible sea-weed'. ¤fogai: mac Mæle Foga, TBC-LL¹ 4362 = Maile Ogath, TBC-I¹ 2842. ¤fogamair: g s. Maílfoghamair , BNnÉ 312 § 2. Maelḟoghamair, AU 1086. ¤gaimrid, AU 838. Mailgaimrid, Ml. 56b33 , 68c15 . Maelgeimridh, Fél. 130. 28 . ¤gualai (2 góla `drinking-vat'?), AU 858. g s. Maelghualai , 894 . ¤imorchair: g s. Maele imorchair, AU 750. ¤meda (1 mid `mead'), Rawl. 161a35 . ¤mocherghi (mochérge `early rising'), AU 895. g s. Maelmochorghi , 912 . ¤mracha (O.Ir. mraich `malt'): g s. Maile mbracho, AU 621. ¤na mbō, AU 1005. g s. Mail na mbo, 1041 . Mæl na mbō, Trip. 524.27 . ¤ochtraig (1 ochtrach `manure, mizen'), Rawl. 141b50 , cf. Maelochtaraich, AU 799. g s. Maele octraich, AU 670. Mael-ochtraig, Rawl. 122b17 . ¤oena (O.Ir. oín < Lat. ieiunium?), Thes. ii 286.14 (Clonmacnois inscr.). ¤oenaich, Rawl. 159b10 (g.s.). ¤rois: g s. Maele rois, Rawl. 126a25 . Maeli rois, 122b36 . ¤ruain, AU 626. Fél. Prol. 225. g s. Maile ruen, Thes. ii 284. 26 (Stowe Miss.). Maoili ruoin, Mon. Tall. § 10. Maolrúoin, § 6 . Mailruain, Fél. 8.29 . Maela Ruain, 220.11 . The meaning of the second component is obscure; possibly adj. or npr. ¤rubai (1 ruba(e) `smiting, slaughter'), Fél. Apr. 21. Mailrubai, AU 670 , 672 . g s. Maeli rubae, Rawl. 145b23 . Maelrubae, ib. 27 . ¤samna (samain `end of summer'), AU 970. Rawl. 159b 19 . ¤snechtai, AU 1085. g s. Mae[l]snechtai , Rawl. 143b24 . Maele sneachta, Gorm. May 1 n.5 . ¤teglaig (fem.), ZCP xiii 356.14 . g s. Maili Teaglaig, ib. 15 . ¤tolai: g s. Maele toli, AU 822. Maeli tolæ, Rawl. 126a16 . ¤topair: g s. Maele topair, Rawl. 122b34 . Maeltopair, ib. 41 . ¤tuili, Thes. ii 286.15 (Clonmacnois inscr.). ¤tuile, AU 816. g s. Maele tuile, 671 . Maele toili, 737 . Maile tuile, Rawl. 129b10 . Maeltuile, 160a55 . ¤umai: Maelhuma, Rawl. 122b41 . g s. Maelhumai , 129b52 . Maele umai, AU 681.

(c) Mael Barrḟind, AU 915. ¤Brenainn, AU 1074 (g.s.) ¤Bresail, AU 626. g s. Maele Bresail, 844 , 851 . ¤Brigte, Thes. ii 287.41 (Clonmacnois inscr.). Máel Bri[g]tae, Sg. 202 a ( Thes. ii p. xxi ). ¤Brighti, AU 830. g s. Maele Brighti, 853 . Maelbrighti, 855 . Name of Marianus Scotus author of the Tripartite Chron., MacCarthy p. 4. ¤Chiarāin, Thes. ii 287. 42 . AU 866. g s. Mael Chiarain, 893 . ¤Coemghin, AU 1086 , cf. Rawl. 125a43 . ¤Coluim, AU 956. Trip. 526.10 . g s. Maelcoluim , AU 966. ¤Eoin, AU 930. Gorm. Oct. 20. ¤Ioin, AU 917. ¤Fiachrach, AU 951 (g.s.). ¤Finnia, Thes. ii 288.2 . AU 902. ¤Findia, 901 . ¤Finnen, AU 968. ¤Finnian, 992 . ¤Finneain, Rawl. 143b23 . ¤Fothartaig: ¤Fathardaich, Rawl. 150b9 . g s. Maele Fothartaigh, AU 668 , 669 , 672 . ¤Īsu, AU 966. Gorm. Jan. 16. Maoiliosa, Mart. Don. Jan. 16. ¤Moedhoc (Maedóc), AU 916. Maol mAodhócc (baptismal name of St. Malachy), Gorm. Nov. 2 , Mart. Don. Nov. 3. ¤Maire, Thes. ii 288.3 (d.s.). Mail Maire, ib. 4 (d.s.). Malmori (gl. calvus Mariae), Goid. 108.9 . g s. Maelmuire, AU 902. Mael Maire Ua Gormáin (author of the Martyrology, commonly called Marianus), Gorm. Pref. p. 4 . Mart. Don. p. 186 n . Mael Maire (identified with Marianus Scotus the chronicler), ib. Mart. Don. Dec. 24 . As npr. f., AU 912 , 965 ( ¤muire). ¤Michil, Rawl. 130a23 . g s. Mael Micheil, ib. 25 . ¤Odrān, Thes. ii 287.30 . AU 650. g s. Maelodrain , ib. Rawl. 122a53 . ¤Pátraic, Thes. ii 288.5 . ¤Patraicc, AU 877. g s. Maelpatraic , 846 . ¤Petair, AU 894.991 . ¤Póil, AU 921. ¤Sechnaill, later by metathesis ¤Sechlainn: m.¤ Sechnaill mac Maelruanaidh, AU 838 , 844 , 857 = m.¤ Sechlainn, 842 , 857 . m.¤ Sechnaill m. Domnaill, 947 , 979 , 982 = m.¤ Sechlainn, 984 and follg. Maolechlainn (equated with Malachias), Ir. Gl. 346. g s. Mailsechnaill , Thes. ii 289.12 (inscr.). Maelsechnaill , ¤sechlainn, AU pass. Máeil Echlainn, IGT Dec. ex. 621. Ua Mailechlaind, BNnÉ 315 § 9. ¤Sempuil (= Sen-Phuil `devotee of St. Paul the first hermit'), AU 921 (g s.). ¤Sinchill, Rawl. 123a33 . AU 880.

Under this head may be added Maelmanach (g s. Maele manach, AU 775 ).

1 muirnech

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o, ā. (cf. muirenn) adj. of uncertain meaning, used as epithet of a `manaís' or broad-bladed spear. mánais murnech ina deiss, TBC-LL¹ 5403 (= muincech, TBC-I¹ 3304 ). fón manaís murnig, 1286 . tiagam . . . bar ar mánaisib móra murniucha, 3606 , cf. 3612 . tri mánaisi mára murnecha, LL 266b3 = MU 30.22 . do manaisibh murnec[h]aibh, CCath. 6020. manaois mórmhúirneach airgididhe, Todd Lect. iv 74.22 . go manaoisibh móirleabhra muirneacha, Hugh Roe 214.4 (fo. 57a) . AFM vi 2126.26 . Thurneysen associates with this word the follg.: brat odar, muirnech (?) umi ina brot, ZCP ix 191 § 3 (appar. a clasp or pin); the MS. reads mirnech umhae, Ériu ii 33.4 .

odor

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Forms: odur, odar

(O.Ir. odur) adj. and subst., name of a colour, dun, or greyish brown : odur (gl. Med. Lat. saurus = subrufus), Thes. ii 9.28 (Aug. Sol. 32d ). odar , Corm. Y 1020. a n-étguda, eter . . . odor alad ┐ riabach, TBC-LL¹ 67. etir dub . . . ┐ odhor ┐ buide, TTr. 881.

(a) as adj. o,ā: crandscíath odor iarndae, BDD 87. do cromsciathaib odraib, CCath. 4948. brat odhar, Acall. 7600. bruit odra, BDD 138. a inair uidir! IT iii 91 § 127 (v s m.). glas cach muine luachra lē i n-airbir fo leith . . . ┐ a hodur in n-airbir n-aile (i.e. brown or faded rushes), RC xxv 35 § 10. tuc builli dó ind-odhur a chiche in the dun of his breast (i.e. the nipple), Acall. 3314. a n-odhar a chighe clé, BS 144.4 . Of animals: panathir brec-odorr, LL 135b29 . mac an tSion- naigh Uidhir, AFM ii 958 x (sobriquet). a chacc cuirre uidhri, IT iii 102 § 189 = Bruchst. i § 86 . bae móelae odhrae, BColm. 84.16 . The cow owned by St. Ciarán at Cluain Iraird was called the Odor because of its colour: lenaid bó odar eisium ┐ corbo isin in Odor Ciarain, Fél. 202.33 . Hence the name of the Lebor na Huidre written at Clonmacnois and supposed to be bound in the hide of Ciarán's cow. Leabar na Huidri, LU 2780 (late entry). in mind maith frisin aberr sechi na hUidhri Ciaráin, Fél. 204.3 . Uidhir Chiaráin, ro scríobhadh i gCluain- mhic-nóis, Keat. i 78 z .

Of persons, of dark or sallow complexion? Diarmait hodur, AU 796 (transld. `yellowe' in Clar. 49 ). Niall Odhor `the Swarthy', ii 76.3 . mac Murchadha uidhir, AFM ii 932.16 . ní thuca in uidir n-apuide (of a woman), ZCP viii 112 x = in n-udir n-abbuidi, LL 346b13 . re demnaib odraib aéoir, LL 11a42 , cf. Keat. i 216.6 .

(b) as subst., name of the colour , somet. treated as fem.: in dub . . . in chiar . . . ind odar, doirchi datha, SR 63. eter huidir is glegil, 76 . It was the colour assigned to the west wind: aniar (sic leg.) ind odur engach, SR 72 , cf. Laws i 26 z , 28.1 . traigle i nach uathadh ḟuidhre, IT iii 85 § 83 = Bruchst. i § 88 (`die geringste blasse Farbe', Meyer). cáecca lend find fuidre of a light dun colour, Misc. Hag. Hib. 30 x .

As npr. m.: Odhar mac Floinn, AFM ii 872.9 . Tanaide mac hUidir, AU 957. Of the eponymous ancestor of the clan Mag Uidhir: o ríoghaibh ḟréimhe hUidhir, TD 10.7 . mic Uidhir ó ráidhtear maca Me Guidhir [recte Még Uidhir] Fhearmanach, Maguires of F. § 1.

Compds. ¤buide dun-yellow : ingne odurbhuidhi in seabaic, CCath. 4031. Acall. 2739 n. amaid arrachta odharghorm livid, wan , TSh. 6622. ? odoroscrach (name of a bird), Auraic. 5696 .

See also odrán.

scáth

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: scáith, scatha, sgátha, sgáithe, scáth

n o and u, n. g s. scáith, LU 9060 (see under I (c) below). scatha, Laws i 234.z Comm . sgátha, PBocht 24.20 . sgáithe, Oss. iii 272.4 . a p. scáth, Sg. 108a2 .

I

(a) shadow, shade : conoscaigther du scath immut la cumscugud inna grene, Ml. 118c12 . inna s.¤ gl. figuras `the shadows', Sg. 108a2 . co scathaib scoth for cach maig (Paradise), SR 971 . delb hiruphin . . . | co scathaib a scíath scailte (: fathaib) with the shadows of their outstretched wings, 4316 . ós cionn na háirce [do bhádar] ná Cherubini glórgha, ag cur sgátha ar fholach na háirce, Heb. ix 5 . ar ba léir s.¤ a asna trianablai, Goid. 168 § 101 (ACC). trefoclai . . . cen s.¤ dofairce cuitbiud obscurity (?), ACL iii 293.7 .

(b) reflexion, image : sgath .i. sgáile, O'Cl. ar nach aiced a scath i n-uisce reflexion, Laws i 72.30 Comm . is i aimsir a dechana in scatha, 234.z Comm . seacht scéith co s.¤ na gréni reflecting the sun, Leb. Cert. 74.24 . gion go glan mo sgáth sgáthán | gnáthfhál dhamh sgáth a sgíthéan though my reflection is not clear (?), DDána 24.30 . an sgáth bréige the false image (of a dead body to which life is about to be restored), 69.16 . [f]ri scatha(ib) uachtair bainne 'to the sheen (?) on the top of milk ' Angus Matheson Essays 102 § 5 .

(c) phantom, spectre : co nn-aca in scath chuci aníar . . . ba úathmar laiss [ ] in scáith ar indar lais rosiacht co rrici ethíar a arddi, LU 9058 , 9060 ( FB 81 ) = a met an scaith, IT i 295.x (Eg.). scáth, LU 9113 (87). is comlunn fri scath, IT i 124.16 (Tochm. Ét. Eg.). bid imguin fri s.¤ imguin friu, BDD² 782 . As n.pr. Sciath ┐ Scath, imtar da shiabar, IT iii 243.4 .

(d) mirror (cf. scáderc, scáthán): is cumme adciamni na rúna diadi et adcíi nech ní tri scáath gl. per speculum, Wb. 12c11 . in ruthen des isin leith cli in scáith gl. dextrae porro partes que sunt sinistrae uidentur in eisdem speculis, KZ xxix 373.17 (Bodleian glosses on Chalcidius).

II

(a) shelter, covering : clúdadh, folach, s.¤ , Eg. Gl. 155 . duralad sliab inna scath antuaid `to shelter it', Ml. 67d9 . ? batar da ech aigi oc a n-ailimain do a Sid E. a scáthaib aba C., ZCP iii 241.6 = i síth, Comp. CC 36.18 . ag so an sgáth criadh ar gclaonadh (the body compared to a sheepfold), Aithd. D. 50.12 . gur gheabh sgáth fan [mbrugh] 'n-a mbíoth `took shelter', PBocht 11A.24 . do ghlés an Tighearna Día pailms.¤, ┐ thug sé air teacht ós cionn Iónah súas chor go mbeith na s.¤ ós cionn a chinn, Jon. iv 6 . isé an Tighearna do s.¤ air do láimh dheis, Psalms cxxi 5 . ag iarraidh sgáithe na truaill-chléire `shelter', Oss. iii 272.4 .

(b) protection : sgáth a dheirbhfhine an séimhfhear as suilbhire, L. Cl. A. B. 146.4 . gabhar sgáth mh'ainbhis agam let my ignorance be my excuse (notes), DDána 7.15 . As vn.: biaidh dhod sgáth ar na sé sluaghaibh protecting thee, DDána 30.14 .

III In phr. ar s.¤

(a) in the shadow of, near, beside : eirg ar scath in chairthi cloichi ucut = juxta, Lat. Lives 104.13 . ? ni raba-sa riam can ḟer ar s.¤ araile ocum (Medb), TBC-LL¹ 41 . ar ba doinmech dó a betha for s.¤ a fhogluma engaged in study, MacCongl. 9.9 .

(b) under the protection of: raba daiṅgen dithoglaithi beith ar s.¤ arm Hectoir, LL 243ay ( TTr. 1976 ). ar mbeth-ne . . . for a s.¤-som under his protection, PH 7901 . is e ro naidm Muiri óg for scath Íoseph, LB 145b13 . dul ar a sgáth is díon damh (of the Cross), DDána 23.20 . ar do sgáth . . . | mairg a-tá, a shaoghail shanntaigh, 53.9 . ar sgāth a sgēith, ML² 1253 . comhrādh firscarde (?) ar scáth a sg[ē]ithe, Feis Tighe Chonáin 276 .

(c) protecting, shielding : ar s.¤ a féili . . . | tucsat duille na fiche, SR 1359 = tucsat duille na pailme for a s.¤ a fheli, MacCarthy 56.12 (Adam and Eve). co ros-anaic T., co tabairt scéith ara s.¤ , TTr.² 732 . nit gonfaidhthar do ghres gin bes in sciath ar do s.¤ , RC vi 183.11 . ? trí máidme clúanaigi: ató ar do s.¤, rosaltrus fort, rotfliuchus com étach (`I am on your track'), Triads 104 . gan ar a sgáth achd sí `with none to guard Him but her', PBocht 13.11 . ar mo sgáth 'n-a sgáth dhíona | . . . | go rabh . . . | San D., Dán Dé iv 7 . robidh a cruinniugudh . . . na curp . . . ara s.¤ aga imdhiden ar urcuraibh a escarnamud to protect himself, ZCP vi 57.6 . In pl.: colomna cloch do thócbáil eturru ar scáthaib a n-ech, eturru ┐ in snechta to shelter their horses, MU² 309 .

(d) in compensation for, in lieu of, in exchange for: na ranna atait ar scath colla no aithgena, Laws iii 100.4 Comm . is amlaid comruinter in eniclann, a leth ar scath tochusa, ┐ a leth ar scath indracuis `in right of', v 34.12 Comm . in tan . . . ni ro dibait seoit ar scath a trebuiri in return for (?), O'D. 757 ( H 3.17, 546 ). ma benadh colladh air; no dono cona beth ni ar s.¤ a cotalta mana milledh in imcisin acht coirpdire fo truma na cneidhe (of a wound), O'D. 1965 ( Eg. Plut. 90, 8ra ). cumal ar scath toile comcluithi in compensation for, O'Curry 2374 ( Eg. 88, 29rb ). robo maith leo (lind?) ar [a?] scath in t-en bec ut do bith ocund in exchange for it (a chain which Brigit had given away), Lib. Hymn. 122 gl. on l. 127 (Broccán's Hymn, cf. Thes. ii 343.14 ). an té tug | bláth diombuan dúisgeas formud | . . . | ar sgáth mholta mharthonaigh `who exchanged for', TD 31.9 .

(e) for the sake of: go dt[iobhar]thaoi dhamh | grás ar sgáth Mhuire mháthar, A. Ó Dálaigh xxiv 12 . caoin ar fhulaing ar do sgáth | Críost, Measgra D. 65.9 . fer . . . fuilngthe ingreama ar sgáth an Choimdedh, BS 2.12 . Note also: co tuc Aichia a feranus do Elena ar scath a meic `for behoof of his son', Aen. 127 .

(f) under pretext of: ní ar sgáth sgéimhe mo dhána | téighim d'iarraidh eadrána, Content. viii 25 . tug Diarmaid . . . Dear-bhorguill . . . ar élódh ar s.¤ eigin leis on some pretext or other (?), Mart. Don. xxvii 16 . ar s.¤ síthe do shír (leg. shir) cogadh, Keat. Poems 1213 . inghean H. . . . do bheith 'na leannán leaptha ar sgáth a beith pósta aige, TSh. 5506 . tángadar . . . ar s.¤ ceannaidheachta `on the pretext of trading', Keat. iii 2901 . do chum an phoboil shimplidhe do mhealladh ar sgáth a ughdardháis, Desid. 4635 . Perh. also in: beg mo chuid o thig laa, | ni thaét ar scath lá noa | barr biorair Chluana Cille `it comes not as a new day's right (?)', BS 32.2 .

IV fear, fright : gur tharngair Sgathaighe gan sgath | mise air ath do thuiteam leis, RC x 337 § 9 . coir sgath re sgelaibh t'aicme the stories of thy people are to be feared, Irish Texts ii 103 § 55 . crithir bheo . . . | gan sgáth a ngleo, L. Cl. A. B. 88.26 . biaidh 'n-a sgáth ar Mhuire . . . | do ghuidhe, Dán Dé xxviii 19 . a agra ní hadhbhar sgátha, PBocht 24.20 . triall as do cengal gan sgath, BNnÉ 141.34 . Of horses act of taking fright, shying : in tan ocrus se sin a scát[h] na a preapa, Laws v 154.25 Comm . O D. . . . do thuitim dia eoch . . . gan ansocracht gan oilbeim gan sgeinm gan sccath, AFM v 1606.16 .

Compds. ? ¤bricce: do scoraib sciathcha scáthbricci, TBC-LL¹ 4025 . ¤cheilt: ba thuaidh dá ngráin ar scáithcheilt mh'aingilse dhóibh concealing, Hackett xii 2 . ¤derc see scáderc. ¤díden: conach raibhe d'edragain etarra achtmadh a scéith 'ga scathdhiden, ITS v 64.2 . ? ¤ odar : `derc' suil fri suairc son | ┐ [d]erc in scathodhar (v.l.; scathobor `the mote', text), RC xx 154.y ( ACC 4 Comm . ). ¤uaimnech: nírbo coinne sgíth-beg sgáth-uaimnech timorous, ML² 1903 . ¤úaine: tarraid a scíath scothamlach scáthūaine green-flashing, Fianaig. 84.z . scathuaine, CF 251 .

2 so, su

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Forms: su-, so-, su-, sonairt, soibheart, soifer, soicheneol, sogh-, soth-, soghthengaid, soighidirdhealbhtha, sothbiadach, sothchroidheach, suacubuir, sochenēuil, sochoisc, soacallaim, soāig, Sodelbi

prefix leniting the follg. initial. In hiatus usually su-; in other positions so- and su- alternate without regard to the quality of the vowel in the next syll., GOI § 365 . In old compds. with follg. neutral consonance: sonairt (nert), solus (lés), ib. § 166 . Later felt as an autonomous element of the compd. and adopts the quality of the vowel of follg. syll., e.g. soibheart, Dánta Gr. 41.27 . soifer, Leb. Gab.(i) 156 n. 4 . soicheneol, MR 96.6 . Occasionally spelt sogh-, soth-: soghthengaid, O'Curry 444 . soighidirdhealbhtha, Luc. Fid. 375.1 . sothbiadach, Laws i 42.4. Comm . sothchroidheach, Donlevy 62.24 . Used in composition with nouns, adjectives, participles, verbals of necessity, and rarely with verbs. When prefixed to nouns to form adjj. the resulting formations, when from o- and ā- stems, generally assume i-inflexion: suacubuir, Ml. 67c8 (accobor). sochenēuil, 101d12 (cenél). sochoisc, Wb. 30b28 (cosc). (Note, however, sásad sognass, Anecd. i 60 § 84 . a slesaib saerclann socineol, Stair Erc. 894 ). The usage in the case of u- stems varies: bad sochrud, Wb. 6a30 . fer sochraid, SR 5751 . mad . . . socomais (socomas, v.l.), ZCP xiv 369 § 30 (commus). On the model of compds. of o- and ā- stems compds. are freely formed in the later language by prefixing so- to the gs. of any noun, the resulting formations being treated as attrib. genitives and left uninflected (see Bergin, Ériu xii 229 ): ben . . . soacallma, MacCongl. 97.3 . lind . . . soóla, TBC-LL¹ 3025 . saerṡloinnti soicheneoil, MR 96.9 . Nouns formed by prefixing so to o- and ā- stems usually retain the declension of the simplex. Note, however, soacallaim (soacallma, soacallmacht, v.ll.) `affability', Tec. Corm. § 1.5 . soāig (ág), Ériu i 118 § 8 .

Freq. used to form artificial compds. in etymological glosses: so-abb gl. sab, ACC 26 . so-acomol gl. socomul, Laws ii 362.4 Comm . so-ána gl. sona, i 42.7 Comm . soth-cedach .i. socothach .i. sothbiadach, 42.4 Comm . so-raidid gl. saeraid, 92.z Comm . Note also: fer . . . sofer a saerughudh, Auraic. 1797 .

The follg. list is illustrative only. Words no longer felt as compds. of so-, e.g. solus (so+lés), sonairt (so+nert), etc., are given as separate articles.

(a) With nouns to form nouns in meaning good . . ., excellent . . . (sometimes with merely intensive force, or for alliteration). With verbal nouns in certain constructions the force is adverbial ( well ). ¤aicsinae comeliness : cia an ghein ba samalta ris . . . ar shofhaicsina `in good looks', Leb. Gab.(i) 98 n. 8 . ¤acallaim affability, ease of address : s. (soacallma, soacallmacht, v.ll.) cen mórdataid `affability without haughtiness', Tec. Corm. § 1.5 . ¤aice a good fosterage, upbringing : aurail coimperta i soaici sochraiti is cor cach techta `das Anbefehlen von `Zeugung' (Kindern) in eine wohlbefreundete (?) gute Erziehung ist ein Vertrag nach aller Gebühr', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 26.4 (= Laws ii 360.28 ). ¤áig: nī soāig nā soairle coimērgi frit mac `it is not fair fight nor wise to rise up against thy own son', Ériu i 118 § 8 . ¤áilgis a good request, suit, claim : bes no soailgis, O'Dav. 1432 . ¤aimser a prosperous time: nō go tāinic s. ann (as oppd. to a period of famine), ML² 112 . go rug sí ar an soaimsir `so that she survived to the period of prosperity', TD 15.34 . ¤airlabra eloquence : .uii. so-urlabra súadh in gach tengaidh díb, RC xxiv 381.11 . ¤airlabraid an eloquent man, an orator : Sencha mac Ailella . . . soirlabraid (saerlabhraidh, erlabraid v.ll.) Ulad, TBC-LL¹ 5233 . ¤airle good counsel : fri sorecht, fri s., Laws iii 22.9 . ¤airm a noble place : túargaib tar cach s. sair | tomaidm locha Léin lindmair, Metr. Dinds. iii 262.43 . ¤aithesc a favourable reply : adfet nach fuair Antenor s. uaidibh, BB 423a32 . ¤altar good fosterage : s., mialtar, . . . ro-altar, Laws i 168.1 . ¤balad good smell, fragrance : boltanugud ┐ s., Laud 610, fo. 25b (Plummer MS. notes). ¤ball a healthy limb : ac Diancécht na s. slán, Metr. Dinds. iii 438.3 . ¤bard: memur fri cach s. sen, Auraic. 1996 . ¤ben: tosach sodcha s. the beginning of fortune is a good wife, Anecd. iii 16.20 . ¤bert a good action, a noble deed : le brath soibheart cuaine Cuinn, Dánta Gr. 41.27 . táinic leo a los a soibheart | cosnam clú do . . ., Miscell. Celt. Soc. 370.26 . ¤bérla: is Sencha . . . ar síd ┐ ar ṡo-berla he is a Sencha for peace and good speech, CRR 27 . ¤bérlaid a good or skilful speaker : Sencha . . . s. fher in talman ┐ fer sídaigthi slúaig Ulad, MU² 757 . Sencha s., LU 10285 . ¤bérlaige pleasantness of speech : do solabarthai ┐ do soberlaigi, YBL 86a53 . ¤blad good fame : cona slóg co s. sain, Metr. Dinds. iii 268.27 . ¤brón cheerfulness : ge dha bhi subha ┐ sobron ┐ somenma ar Ulltaibh desin, ZCP viii 539.19 . ¤brostugud the act of stirring up effectively : flesc arggit . . . i lláim ind arad ic s. na hechraide, LL 189b39 . ¤charthainne: do bí síth ┐ sáime ┐ s. rena linn `amity and peace and quiet', Caithr. Thoirdh. 2.22 . ¤charthannaige charity : do bfollus búidhe ┐ socharthanaighe in epscop naemhtha Déclan, ITS xvi 34.7 . ¤chéimm joyful step : mithigh soicheim go síol gCárthaigh, Ó Bruad. iii 200.1 . ¤ chinded good determination or settlement?: cach socindiud dib sin d'eachaib ┐ srianaib (gloss on saescuir), Laws iii 22.31 Comm . ¤chlann: dobert doib la sidhe (leg. sídh, Ed.) is sochlainn righe Raithlinn `with peace and goodly children', Lism. L. 2143 . ¤chocad easy or successful warfare : ferr sīdh s., Anecd. iii 19.5 . ¤chomairle good counsel : ar fogebadh slainti ┐ sochomairle tria senmam (leg. senmaim) a buinne degabail, D IV 2, 53va29 . ¤chomét: sochomet .i. daghcometas seanchas ┐ a cuimniud, O'Curry 2022 ( H 4.22, p. 49 ). ¤chonách good success, good fortune : mét soinmigi ┐ so-conaigh Poimp, CCath. 5023 . ¤choisce docility : tréde immi-foilnge gáis do baeth, ecna, fosta, s., Triads 194 . treidhe glanus cride duine .i. sochoisci ┐ miscais in cendtair ┐ serc ind alltair, O'D. 992 ( H 3.17, col. 855 ). ¤choiscithe: re bhreith-cheirt a breitheamhan, re s. a soithchern `regularity', MR 102.16 . ¤chostud: a sobés a s. `her good custom, her good manners' (of Ireland), Ériu iv 148.3 . ¤chumtach: neoch mar imḟuaíg snathat d'ór iarna írbrunniud, no d'argut arna ṡ., LL 189a50 . ¤dáil: in buidi, in derg, derb dána | nisgaib fergg fri sodála (of the winds), SR 60 . D. fri gach sodhail soin `D. born to every happiness', Mart. Don. 290.23 . ¤dám a good or proper retinue : caite ceathar sodam gacha gráidh?, O'D. 981 ( H 3.17, col. 779 ). ¤damna good material : dotrua comarda uaim | bid sodamna (bidsodomna, MS.) frit banbúaid, SR 6118 . cach sodomna ríg, LL 147a46 . ¤dath: go s. firinne, O'Curry 2599 ( Eg. 88, fo. 51a ). ¤deibech successful strife : itir sith is tṡodeibech, Irish Texts i 61 § 51 . ¤delb: trí héitich docelat cáin . . . s. cen tothucht `three ugly things that hide fairness . . . a fine person without substance', Triads 85 . a sos, a s., a sulbairi (of Ireland) Ériu iv 146.10 . As npr. eiter G. ┐ Sodeilb ingein Chormaic, ZCP xii 375.16 . g s. Sodelbi, ib. 1 . Sodealb is Cummain, Irish Texts iii 67 § 174 . ¤dindgna a strong fortress : Temair . . . forsmbít sosta sodindgna, Metr. Dinds. i 10.66 . ¤duine inhabitant of a sid : conbuiretar i caomthach na s., ZCP viii 104.19 . ¤fhégad act of seeing well, of observing carefully : dena ar s. riasiu dogné feirg rind, RC xxvi 17 n. 3 . ¤fheithem great attention : ba hadbar galair disi an soi-feithemh do roinne ar Lugaidh ┐ é gan édach, Leb. Gab.(i) 272 n. 5 . ¤fhíadu a good witness : co sorathaib ┐ sofiadnaib, O'D. 820 ( H 3.17, 586 ). ¤fhilltiugud act of making flexible : do sofilltiugud a adbair, CCath. 5218 . ¤fhis see sous. ¤fhostad act of holding well, firmly : each . . . cona srian . . . ima ceand da sofosdad do reir cora, Laws v 62.22 Comm . ¤fhrecra: múchadh feirge soifhreagra `a soft answer turneth away wrath', Ir. Prov. 84 . ¤gaes great wisdom : im sogáes mac Sen-Garmna, Metr. Dinds. iii 244.36 . maith treoir a so-ghaoise so, Content. xxv 12 . ¤gairm act of praising; a pleasant name: eól dam fri s. snaitte | comainm Crúachna comnairte `known to me by smooth-spoken eulogy', Metr. Dinds. iii 348.17 . s. sóer sléibe sen-Míss, 240.20 . ¤gein: soighein bha ré san ríoghacht a noble person, L. Cl. A. B. 257.160 . Of animals: sogein .i. daggin .i. bo maith, ut est cona seasga sogin sét, O'Dav. 1441 . ¤gemm: Saran s. .i. gemm maith, Gorm. Sept. 21 . Cf. soigheam .i. geam maith .i. cloch uasal mhaith, O'Cl. ? ¤gen(n)acht pride, spiritedness : do hotlacht ┐ do hoghenacht su, ZCP viii 549.16 . ¤gnás good manners, custom, usage : trí seithir sotcaid: sognas, sochell, súarcus, Triads 210 . trí seithir sognáise: feidle, soithnges, cuinnmíne, 208 . móithfe sognáiss cach síde `he will delight the company of every fairy knoll', Imr. Brain 52 . ¤gním: sógnim maithiusa virtuous act, LB 156a13 . bheith seadhmhar ré saothrughadh na subháilceadh ┐ na soighníomh, TSh. 1811 . toirmeascc do chor ar shoighniomhaibh muinntire an bharúin . . . isin ffearonn sin `to prevent the Baron's people from working on those lands', AFM vi 2040.z . ¤gnímrad good works, virtuous acts : suidfither gach aon duine . . . ar miadh ┐ ar dligedh ┐ ar a sognim[r]adh, RC xxviii 322.11 . ¤goídelg (lit. good Irish) eloquence : áilgine, saidbres, sogóidelg (among the requirements of a noblewoman), Tec. Corm. § 54.20 . ¤grád great love : Secundin co s. very affectionate S., Gorm. Feb. 21 . rob tuar soghráidh a silleadh, Studies 1921, 74 § 6 . good degree or rank : fri srethblaid ┐ s., LL 146a9 . ¤imól good drinking-round : Fig. maidith . . . in sluag forna doirsi[u] co-rralsat soïmōl for lár ind liss, Sc.M² 18 . ¤insce, inscne good speech, eloquence : cach soinnsce solam, Cóic Con. 22.16 . a senchas, a soinscni (of Ireland), Ériu iv 162.7 . ¤istad good habitation : oga ndecsain dar a soistud, Laws iv 176.z Comm . ¤labairt good speech, eloquence : da mbeitís secht tengtha im cind ┐ secht solabarta súadh cecha tengad dib, Acall. 7551 . ¤labarthae eloquence : do solabarthai ┐ do soberlaigi, YBL 86a53 . ¤labarthaige: da ṡolabartaigi da labradaís `however eloquently they might speak', RC xxiv 383.8 . ¤laech a good warrior : ba buaid solaích, LL 32 marg. inf. ¤lorg a brave troop : robái Echaid . . . | for srethaib saidbre a ṡoluirg, Metr. Dinds. iii 352.66 . ¤maise beauty : rogabastar int ara . . . a chathbar . . . ba somassi dosom sin, TBC-I¹ 1878 . re somaisi na mergedh ┐ na minn rigda, CCath. 4987 . somhaise ┐ sláinte a chuirp, TSh. 7963 . ¤marbthacht mortality : ag bioth-chuimhniughadh an bháis ┐ shomharbhthachta an duine, TSh. 135 . ¤méin a good disposition : Suuithun co soimein, Gorm. July 2 . ¤menma: rodhúisigh fó somhenmain `he awoke refreshed', Ériu iii 158 § 10 . dorad seitrichi ┐ somenmain don tshlogh . . ., Aen. 2088 . an trath leicces a leabra | do cach as cúis tsoimenma, Irish Texts ii 52.18 . ¤míad great honour, respect, glory : gairmebtair . . . co s. . . . na naím, LU 2460 . dligid athair s., ZCP vi 261.23 . ni ḟuair do ṡomíadh acht cuirp Ua Cendselaig (of the results of a battle), RC xviii 268.4 . Nodlaig do bhádhas ag Brían | gum shochar is gum shoimhíadh, IGT Decl. ex. 1649 . ¤mind a goodly diadem; Senan s., Gorm. Sept. 30 . ¤oígidecht good entertainment, hospitality : rodfia suaighidheacht aidchi sunn anocht, RC xv 206.1 . ¤ráith good surety : arach for soraith nad elai .i. for dagraith, Laws i 118.6 , 21 Comm . fal fir fosaither dagnadmann co sorathaib, O'D. 820 ( H 3.17, p. 586 ). ¤recht good law : fri s., fri soairle, Laws iii 22.9 . ¤réidiugad act of smoothing out, making easy : rogab for guidi an Choimded ina croisfigill ma soreidachadh dó, D IV 2, 57va34 . ¤shén good or lucky sign : cia s. ┐ solud búi for in ló i mbátar, TBC-LL¹ 1072 . ¤shíd good peace (?): cen sosid fri toirsi atraig | tarmairt Dauid a haidid, SR 6443 . ¤shín fine weather : co haimsir tsamraid ┐ sosini, CCath. 1361 . ¤shlúag a good or brave host : d'fhir imdích s. sadha, Auraic. 5333 . ¤spirut: amal a s. gl. a Domini Spiritu, Wb. 15b7 . ¤thecosc good instruction : ferrdi sluag sothecusc, MR 158.13 . ¤thengthaid a good speaker, an advocate : airecht fodesin . . . suitengtaidh nodofethaigthear, ZCP xii 360.11 . ¤thinmige sharpness : geraither cloidem senta sothinmiche cach serra, TBC-LL¹ 5602 .

(b) With nouns to form adjectives (on inflexion see above). Here, with nouns other than verbal nouns, the force of so- is as in (a) ( ¤chenéil lit. of, having a good family). With verbal nouns and other nouns implying action the meaning good, fit for, worth is often present ( ¤óil good to drink), but most freq. so- here conveys the idea of ease, facility, possibility , etc.

¤accallma affable, sociable : atcondarc and in suid sulbair s., LL 116a33 . ¤aithne easily known, intelligible, recognizable : adeir Aristotul nach s. an íle ach do leith na hanalogia, O'Gr. Cat. 254.18 . ¤aitrib easily inhabited : in dara crich s., Ir. Astr. Tr. 138.24 . ¤béoil: Sencha sobeóil eloquent, LL 123b5 . re foiléim t'eich ṡing ṡoibhéil sensitive, Aithd. D. 15.15 . ¤blegoin in good milk (of a cow): soilbech .i. s., O'Dav. 1439 . ¤búair rich in cattle : Araba saidbir s., D IV 2, 53vb16 . ¤chaithme: ubhla s. sirmhillsi, BNnÉ 239 § 170 . ní sgéal sochaithmhe sin `imperishable story', PBocht 23.39 . géag úr nach so-chaithmhe sibh `fresh ever-green branch' (of the Blessed Virgin), A. Ó Dálaigh xxvi 10 . ¤charthana worthy of love, lovable : gradhaigis in rí Mochuda oir bá s. hé, BNnÉ 292 § 8 . ¤chlainn well-born?: ba soalt sochlaind ní súail, Metr. Dinds. ii 28.43 . ¤choisc docile, easily instructed or governed : s. gl. docebilem, patientem, Wb. 30b28 . s. cach so-thengtha[id] `every well-spoken person is tractable', Triads 251 . acht bidis soc[h]oisce, ZCP iii 451.28 . As subst. sái cech s. `every docile person is sage', Tec. Corm. § 15.36 . ¤chomais capable, effective : im-dich cach corp a meamra ma[d] socorp . . . sofoltach s. (socumas, v.l.) `mit richtiger Macht', ZCP xiv 369 § 30 (= Laws ii 278.20 ). ¤chomráid conversable, sociable : roba s. Iubdán, SG 239.1 . ¤chonáich prosperous, successful : ua saidbir sochonaig d'erraib ┐ d'armaib . . . int olen sin, TTebe 1927 . fear síothchanta sochonaigh `a peaceable affluent man', AFM iv 858.4 . ¤chorp of good body: mad s. sognimuch, ZCP xiv 369 § 30 . ag loige . . . slan s., Laws ii 246.1 . ¤chu- handsome : más masla bheith sorcha sochumaidh, Ó Bruad. iii 218 § 6 . ¤chumainn lovable : mor ngiolla saor sochomainn | dom lucht chumainn, TD 36.1 . soercland suairc . . . sochomaind, Cog. 178.13 . — dath finely coloured : la slúag slán sóer s., Fél. Aug. 10 . ¤dedla: foghnamh . . . ris nach soidheaghla which is difficult to relinquish, Studies 1932, 140 § 1 . ¤delba comely, handsome : a bhall sliombog soidhealbha, TD 21.6 . ¤déinme: laoich ren soidhéinmhe síodh ban `warriors with whom women readily make peace', TD 9.30 . laoich na ngreagh soidhéinmhe seang `warriors with sleek shapely steeds', 2.25 . ¤deraid: gnúis chorcra ón soidhearaidh síodh `ruddy cheek by whom peace is readily rejected', TD 13.46 . ¤derc visible: compar. airm bes . . . soderci . . . nó bes forréil ann, O'Dav. 1276 . ¤dígail easily avenged (?): lathris solchend sodigail soisilgeneth (rhetoric), ZCP viii 307.4 . ¤díla easily satisfied, requited : soidhíola do Mhac, a Mhuire, Dán Dé x 26 . ¤dula: ro líon an mhuir isin ffersait tarsa ttangattar . . . co nár bhó sodhula tairsi idir so that one could not traverse it, AFM v 1614.22 . an sruth do bhí sodhola dá shluagaib, SG 10.2 . ¤eólais easy to know or follow : glacfaid an slighidh shaobh shoieóluis ┐ casán claon na colla, Mac Aingil 403.5 . ¤fhaicse easily seen, visible : don eagluis shofhaigse, Luc. Fid. 268.z . ¤fhaicsina, ¤fhaircsina visible: an Papa a cenn sofhaicsiona ar talmhuin (of the Church), Parrth. Anma 98.1 . gér bhó soilléir sofhairccsiona luisne ┐ lasracha an bhaile, AFM vi 1956.17 . ¤fhéchain easy to see : co mba sofechain do Nestoir inni sin, BB 434a38 . ¤fhorcetail of good teaching : in morbriughaidh sona sofhoircetuil (of St. Senán), Lism. L. 2469 . ¤fhulaing: cēin bói int aingel forsin cloich ba rothē dó, intan téged for imaire ūad bā s. do tolerable, MacCongl. 31.15 . ba brigh bhecc (sofuluing, sofulaincc, v.ll.) le muintir Césair sin, CCath. 1875 . suilig .i. sofulaing, O'Curry 1298 ( H 3.18, 539a ). ráod sofuluing susceptible (of milk), Rosa Angl. 112.9 . ¤gabála: ó a mbeith an teanga saidhbhir so-ghabhála ar na neithibh maithi atá sna teangthaibh eile, Desid. 32 (see Gloss.). o thicc ailghes an choblighe ni soghabala fris `it is not easy to hold out against it', Leb. Gab.(i) 30.8 . ¤garma ready at call, easy of access : ní maor so nach sagharma, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxi 1 . ¤geis having good `gessa' (?): rop sogeis [in flaith], Tec. Corm. § 6.3 . ¤gnáis, ¤gnás well-bred, sociable : rop sognais [in flaith], Tec. Corm. § 6.17 . for a slóg sochraid sognáis (: mbáis) `among the seemly orderly host', Metr. Dinds. iii 452.42 . See sognas. ¤gráda of good degree or rank : niba ceim soer sograda | tecait druing duba demna, SR 8283 . ¤ gráid lovely : manbad ruirig nimi nair | conic cach suilig s. noble, SR 4182 . an thaobh s. slis-gheal slim, Studies 1928, 676 § 19 . ¤gráid of good degree or rank : for topur s. Segsa `upon the honoured well of S.', Metr. Dinds. iii 288.35 . ¤guide attentive to prayer : soghuidhe an rí tres an ríoghain, DDána 30.27 . ¤id easily yoked, submissive : feil inghen séim soid (disyll.), Gorm. Oct. 26 . ¤imberta easily wielded: compar. bendachais P. na íarnda comdar soimmbertu . . . de, Trip.² 2594 . ¤impóid easily changed or turned : losa grennuidhes in fual ┐ in tallus, curob soimpoigh a linn ruadh e, Rosa Angl. 88.11 . ¤imrim, ¤imrime: cach rudh so-imrim penetrable, O'Curry 734 ( H 3.18, p. 351 ). ech . . . soimrime manageable, O'Curry 1864 ( 23 P 3, 20a ). ¤imthechta easily traversable : claonus an choill do gach leith go ndearnadh bealach socar s. thrithe, BNnÉ 159.9 . ¤lámachtaige palpable : dorogart in draí demnu co tuc dorchai sholamachtaige darsin mag, Three Hom. 26.7 . ¤lámaig dexterous : tucc sidhe sanntach solamhaigh dia shaighidh, AFM vi 2114.22 . ¤leptha: fir lén clúmh cuilte sneachta | gasradh ṡuirgheach ṡoileaptha `amorous ardent youths', TD 21.7 . fa neamh do bhrú a bhanaltra | do budh tú a theagh soileabhtha `thou wert His (Christ's) comfortable dwelling', PBocht 19.14 . (?) ¤lomraid good shearing, yielding much wool : cairaich . . . sochraid solomra[i]d, O'Curry 251 ( H 3.18, 145b ). ¤marthain abiding, permanent : an seanoir s., Skene, Chronicles of the Picts and Scots 101.8 . ¤mesc, ¤mesca intoxicating : ra dáled lind soóla socháin somesc fair, TBC-LL¹ 3025 . midh . . . somesca, Acall. 4961 . leanna somesca, Lism. L. xxxvii 31 . ¤naisc well bound : coir n-athcomairc do-eclannar im cach solam s., Cóic Con. 22 § 18 . ¤óil, ¤óla good to drink : do choirm ṡomlasda ṡo-óil, DDána 85.37 . ra dáled lind soóla . . . fair, TBC-LL¹ 3025 . fleadha somhilsi soóla, Maguires of F. 35 . ¤pháirte: luit báis Dé nach dochaointe | ón pháis is sé s. `twas His Passion that made Him so easy to love (?)', PBocht 19.3 . ¤radairc fair to see : fona minnaib sliptha so-radhaircc, ZCP i 366.3 . ¤ronna kindly, affable : go mbí sochroidheach s. ris gach n-aon, TSh. 8085 . ¤shnadma easily bound: fir ris nach soshnadhma síoth, DDána 106.18 . ¤thacmaing, ¤thacmaig enveloping : inar sroill sothachmaing, Acall. 5808 v.l. gabsaid rigi siar co sir | na caim fa sothacmaig saer, Lec. 204ra25 (= cia sochomtaic, BB 45a1 ). ¤thecoisc, ¤thecuisc docile, teachable : bidh sotheguiscc amailled re comairled duine oile, Ériu v 134 § 79 . atá sí glan . . . sotheaguisg, James iii 17 . ¤thaíb fair-sided: do frithóil sgor seang sothaíbh, IGT Verbs ex. 610 . ¤thinchoisc amenable to instruction. As subst.: is súi cech sothinchoisc slán, Ériu ix 48 § 23 . ¤thuicse intelligible: compar. mínigh dhamh ni as sothuigsi, Desid. 3138 . ¤thuicsena intelligible : atá aní ann féin sothuigseana, TSh. 2900 . ¤thuitme: ata sé s. urusa chum cach uilc = proclivis, ITS xxix 150.35 . ¤urfhuigill easily persuaded, gullible : is s. hi docum a h-aimlesa, De Contemptu 673 .

(c) With adjectives to form adjectives. In a few cases only ( ¤bocc, ¤breg, ¤chaín, ¤lethan, ¤thig, ¤thoirsech, ¤ullam) merely intensive. Freq. in adjectives derived from nouns, a formation based on (a) above. Also in compds. where the second element has the form of a participle or verbal of necessity. Here so- has the same meanings as with verbal nouns in (b) above, and possibly this formation, which is on the whole late, may have originated in cases where the participle had the same form as the gs. of the verbal noun. ¤ac(c)allmach fair-spoken, affable : rop soacallmach [in flaith], Tec. Corm. § 6.7 . ¤accobrach: ūair ba sánntach s. mbánbíd in scolaige, MacCongl. 9.15 . rop s. [in flaith] `let him have good desires', Tec. Corm. § 6.6 . ¤accobraiti desirable : ni ba so-accobraite on `she will not be desirable then', Ériu v 209.25 . ¤acmaingech of good means, affluent, liberal: ba soacmuingech tuarusduil . . . doib, ALC i 276.4 . ¤áirmide easily reckoned : do marb ní nach soairmidhi díbh, Fier. 233 . ¤airmitnech very honorable : bá sruith s. in saerphopul, Alex. 460 . ¤aithenta: i do bheith soghaitheanta (of the church), Luc. Fid. 375.1 . ¤aitrebtha habitable : dona . . . crichaib soaitrebta, Ir. Astr. Tr. 6.1 . ¤aitribthide habitable: suaitribthidi gl. habitabiles, Ml. 126a12 . ¤astaide see saitside. ¤bethuigthe well nourished, well fed. Adv. do chaithiodar . . . a n-aimsior . . . go subach somheanmnach soibheathuighthe, PCT 100 . ¤básaigthe subject to death, mortal : créutúir réusunta sobhasaighthe (of man), Parrth. Anma 68.2 . ¤beirthe easily brought : dá lár is soibheirthe sionn, DDána 45.3 . ¤bésach having good manners or morals : imdich cach corp a meamra ma[d] socorp sognimuch sobesuch `wenn er in gutem Zustand ist inbetreff . . . der Sitten', ZCP xiv 369 § 30 (= Laws ii 278.20 ). a sleasaibh segaindi soibesacha saerclannta, Aen. 2824 . ¤bocc pliant, accommodating, gentle : sē sām[fh]ind s., MacCongl. 87.8 . ¤bogtha easily moved : dochum nach bhíadh éunduine . . . sobhogtha 'sna buaidhearthuibh se, 1 Thessal. iii 3 . ¤breg very fine: a crichaibh seghmura sobreagha Saxan, ZCP vi 68.30 . ¤brígach very strong, mighty : ba sobrioghach nertmar Fergus don gniomh sin, Leb. Gab.(i) 108 n. 5 . ¤briste brittle: soibhriste snáth ar saoghail, Dánta Gr. 16.60 . ¤brónach cheerful, glad : nirdar subaig . . . sobbronaig . . . rapsat dubaig dobbrónaig, TBC-LL¹ 3242 . gur'bhat subaigh sobrónaigh uili iat, Acall. 2303 . Adv. ro chaithedur ind adhaig sin co subach s., 2457 . ¤brostuigthe easily stirred up or provoked : ní sobhrosduigh[th]e é chum feirge, 1 Corinth. xiii 5 . ¤buidech very grateful : atá siad . . . sobhuidheacha grádhach (of a people), Corp. Astron. 84.11 . ¤búalta easily struck : do land is sí s. | cam dhí doba dodhénta, IGT Decl. ex. 1282 . ¤chaín very good, excellent, choice : lind soóla sochain somesc, TBC-LL¹ 3025 . coma s. ri sillad, TTebe 3742 . ¤chairdech very friendly : aurail coimperta i soaici sochraiti glossed .i. aurail . . . clainde a ndagaice be[s] s. sochur doibh, Laws ii 362.2 Comm . (= a clann co deghaite deghcairdech, O'Dav. 137 ). ¤charthanach lovable, amiable, friendly, kind : is suairc s. he ┐ is urusa serc do thabairt do, BB 456a42 . Of inanimate objects: muigi . . . in tíre solusta, suaichnid, sochartanaig `famous, lovable' (of Tír Tairngiri), Lism. L. 3856 . gurbo . . . seimidhe s. in fairrgi, CF 55 . compar. níis socarthanaigh[i] gl. amabilior, Ir. Gl. 1125 . ¤charthe easily loved, attractive : is e . . . suairc s., Mackinnon Cat. 199.18 . ¤chétfadach: ar is soc[h]etfadach cech duil i lleth fria duilem for every separate creature is very sensible of its Creator, Todd Nenn. 51.4 . ¤chlaechlaigthe, ¤chlaechlaithe easily changed : atā corp in duine ēgsamail sochlaechluigthi, RSláinte 77 . [cúig] féilti soclaecloithi `five moveable feasts', O'Gr. Cat. 309.9 . (?) ¤chlaíte: oibrighidh mar leigius fuar oir ata brigh ṡochlaoite innti, 23 K 42, 436.18 . ¤choimhlíonta easily fulfilled : go bhfuilid a aitheanta-som . . . s. maillé re na ghrásaibh, Donlevy 52.9 . ¤chomairlech giving good counsel (susceptible of advice?): fer mórmenmnach . . . sídhamail s. é, CCath. 328 . ¤chorach capable of making a valid contract : s. cach saer `every saer-person may make a contract', Laws iii 8.14 . ¤chortha easily fatigued : dá dtig an reathaidhe do bheith aillseach s., TSh. 10727 . ¤chreitmech credulous, believing : adeir go mbíd Éireannaigh chomh soichreidmheach sin ionnus cibé nídh adéaradh a n-uachtarán . . . go measaid a bheith 'na fhírinne, Keat. i 62.12 . ¤ chreitte easily believed : conadh esdibh-sin uile as soichrete iliomad eōlach Ēreann, Celtica i 93.183 . ¤chridech good-hearted, kind : mar do díochuir Conaire ár gcáirdeas le briathraibh sochraoidheacha `good-natured conversation', ML 118.12 . go mbí sochroidheach soronna ris gach n-aon = caritas . . . benigna est, TSh. 8082 . Adv. taisbén dúinn, a thigherna, go sochroidhech do thrócaire, Parrth. Anma 304.1 . ¤chumscaigthech mobile, agile : ind uili nanmand mbeothach ┐ socumscaightheach, BB 15b26 . ¤delbach well shaped, beautiful : ri sochraidh sodhelbach, Aisl. Tond. 137.21 . cleirech seghdha soidhealbach, KMMisc. 317.22 . As subst.: déana eidirdhealughadh . . . idir an soidhealbhach ┐ an doidhealbhach = discerne . . . pulcrum a deformi, TSh. 7734 . ¤delbda shapely, comely : ocon buidin ṡ. ṡaerchenélaig sin, ZCP xi 62.4 . As subst.: an tsoidhealbhdha ág áluinn, DDána 112.7 . ¤dénta easily done, practicable : ata soidhéanta ag Dia, BNnÉ 12 n. 11 . go ndeuna taithíghe líonmhar an deighghníomha sa soilléir soidheunta é, Donlevy 472.1 . ¤derctha easily seen : co . . . narbo soidercctai oenball dia curp, CCath. 4699 . ¤dergtha: gnúis shoidheargtha ag an óigh aingligh `the blushing face of the angelic maiden' (of Mary), PBocht 4.25 . ¤dílegtha easily digested : co ndliginn oileamain na sean-daineadh beith s., RSláinte 845 . ¤diubraicthe easily thrown, suitable for hurling : roghabh a dhá ṡleagh . . . gona semanuibh soidhiubhruc[th]e, RC xxix 128 § 38 . ¤dolbtha: focheird . . | airchur . . . | segda sodalbtha, SR 6155 . ¤érmach very lively, spirited : robai a ech socair soermach, TTebe 1384 . ¤erráidech prone to error, easily mistaken : soimheallta, sothuitimeach, soighearraideach, Luc. Fid. 334.1 . ¤eterdelbtha easily distinguished : soighidirdhealbhtha o uile sheict ┐ coimhthinol earraideach (of the church), Luc. Fid. 375.1 . ¤fhaicsenach fit to look at, pleasing : dena tú fein so-fhaicsianach do Dhia, ITS xxix 198.10 . ¤fhaicsigthe easily seen, visible : is re haghaidh an duine do cruthuigheadh an saoghul s.-se go léir, Donlevy 476.22 . ¤fhégtha: s. air nach fuil ainm = visibilia innominata, Mackinnon Cat. 40.14 . ¤fhillte easily bent, pliable : an uair bhíos (sc. slat) cruaidh . . . ┐ nách bí soifhillte, Desid. 2175 . ¤fhilltech pliable, easily folded : ro gab inar suairc suata s., CCath. 4674 . claidem . . . sithrigin sohfillteach, 4688 . ¤fholmuigthe easily emptied : an tan as ail an corp do phurgoidiugadh as eigin . . . a dhenamh sofholmhuighthe = fluidus, 23 K 42, 15.1 . ¤fholtach of good qualifications or deeds. Used of a `flaith' and `céle' who rightly observe their reciprocal duties: im-dich cach corp a meamra, ma[d] socorp . . . slan s. `wenn er ist von gutem Gehaben', ZCP xiv 369 § 30 (= Laws ii 278.20 ). nach cele s. ┐ mad anfoltach in flaith, ZCP xiv 391 § 58 (= Laws ii 332.10 ). tobert doib taisiuc na flatha ┐ ni bo s. friu disin, RC xii 70 § 40 ; 'he was not able to discharge his obligations to them' Peritia v 149 . As subst.: is a reir in sofoltaig as-renar `nach der Bestimmung des Wohl-Qualifizierten', ZCP xiv 391 § 58 . ¤fhorfáilid very glad, cheerful : rodailedh lind ┐ biadh doib . . . co mbadar subhaigh soforbailig (soforfailig, v.l.), IT iii 197.20 . ¤fhulachta endurable : ba soolachta dam iartain fulang a brotha, RC xlvi 230.10 . ¤gabálta easily handled, managed : corrc[h]athbarr círach . . . sronach so-gabaltae do iarann `capacious', CCath. 5262 . Freq. as an epithet of horses: for dá n-echaib . . . sogabalta, TBC-I¹ 1974 , `well-yoked' Faraday. tri cóecait gabur . . . itt é beólaide, s[o]aitside, sogabáldai `easily yoked', BDD 51 . ¤gabáltach: for dib echaib . . . denmecha suntrigsigh sogabaltaich, TBC-I¹ 2333 . leth don cholaind sogubbhaltaigh `well-conditioned' (of a fattened pig), Laws ii 414.2 . ¤gabtha easily accepted (?): in dub . . . | in temen . . . | ind odar, doirchi datha | nidat soirchi s., SR 64 . ¤gelta well grazed : sochorp subaid s. `gut im Futter' (of a bullock), ZCP xiv 351 § 9 (= Laws ii 246.1 ). ¤genda (gein) well born; spirited, proud : oglach sotal so-ghenna eisin, TBC-LL¹ p. 301 n. 2 . Adv. dochōdai-siu co soindim sogenda remond isin teach, TBC-I¹ 2498 . ¤gerrtha: sinech shármór s. | loch Rugraide rithestar (rhetoric) vulnerable (?), SG 251.24 . ¤gessi: bid saidbir, bid sogeisse (sogessi, sogheis, v.ll.) `leicht zu erbitten', ZCP xi 87 § 52 . ¤glactha that may be felt: áit 'na bhfuil . . . dorchadas s. = palpabiles, TSh. 6596 . ¤glúaiste easily moved, movable : inmobilis (leg. mobilis) a Laitin, sogluaisti a Gaidilg, O'Curry 1284 ( H 3.18, 535 ). dá madh ní soghluaiste an Eire sin, ML 44.4 . bíd soghluaiste chum feirge fo bheag-adhbhar, Corp. Astron. 70.19 . a huile shealbha sogluaiste, AFM vi 2148.4 . doréidhidh íad go socair sóghlúaisde `he broke them in until (they were) quiet and easily-ridden' (of horses), Ériu v 190.483 . mul socair sogluasta `a comfortable, easy-riding mule', ZCP vi 283.21 . ataid a slíghthe soghlúaiste `her ways are moveable', Proverbs v 6 . i maitheas shoghluaisde an tsaoghail se transient, TSh. 343 . ¤gnásach, ¤gnásaich having good manners (?), sociable (?): robo ṡoghnasach ┐ ba hailghin ac a haltrum, RC vi 174.9 . bud sognasaig soacallma, SG 253.31 . ¤glan very pure : a c[h]omrād ba s. sēim (of Colum Cille), ZCP vii 303 § 4 . ¤gnímach of good deeds, beneficent, virtuous : im-dich cach corp a meamra ma[d] socorp sognimuch sobesuch `wenn er in gute Zustand ist inbetreff . . . der Handlungen', ZCP xiv 369 § 30 (= Laws ii 278.20 ). do Shinell shoigniomhach, Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 33 . Adv. luid roime . . in rí . . co subach s., LB 236a18 . ¤gonta easily wounded, vulnerable : co narbo s. . . . oenball dia curp, CCath. 4699 . ¤grádach very loving; lovable, pleasing : rosc socraidh sogradach lais, BB 427a45 . go raibhe 'na Rígh .. . ro-shoghrádhach, Desid. 6879 . mac Domhnuill ṡaoir ṡoghrádhaigh, TD 32.53 . Adv.: tiagaid co subach sogradach dia tir, BB 238b31 . ¤guiti easily entreated : Fiacha Súigthi .i. soghuithe, ar bá hurusa a etarghuide, Cóir Anm. 168 . ¤impóithech: is i so dani na plained co soimpaidtec ┐ an talam co dogluasta easily revolvable, Ir. Astr. Tr. 120.9 . gurub soimpoitheach a leann ruadh e easily convertible, 23 P 10, 15a9 . ¤lámhachtach easily handled, palpable: compar. ba solamachtaige [cuirp na hesergi] iar fhirinde in aicnid chorpda, PH 6747 . ¤lámaigthe easily handled (?): do éirgidar ceithre hollchúigidh Érenn a crislaighibh . . . a lúireach saidhbhir solámaigthi, Comp. CC 102.1 . ¤lámda, ¤lámaide easily handled, manageable : arm solámhdha, O'Gr. Cat. 510.26 . sitheadh . . . solāmaidhe dexterous, Feis Tighe Chonáin 389 . As subst. excellent handiwork, dexterity (?): érlam scolárda do scríb | dérgadh rígh solámhda súadh, IGT Decl. ex. 184 . ¤lecctha easily brought down : ní soileagtha thú tairsibh `thou art not likely to be overthrown in despite of them', TD 2.18 . ¤légtha legible: compar. nías soleghta gl. legibilior, Ir. Gl. 1126 . ¤leónta easily wounded : tuig gurab éadaingean soileónta do bhí an cholann daonna i nÁdhamh, TSh. 2547 . ¤lepthach luxurious, wanton (?): s. cech suirgech `every lover likes a dainty bed', Tec. Corm. § 13.29 . As subst. finechur gach solebach, Laws iv 374.23 = finichair gach solepaid, O'D. 1007 ( H 2.15A, p. 15a ). ¤lethan very wide, spacious : go himlibh Locha soileathain Ríbh, BS 118.5 . ¤lesaigthe well prepared : fled . . . solum s., SG 238.7 . ¤límtha well polished or whetted : de fhaobharaibh colg . . . solíomhtha, ML 128.19 . ¤logtha easily forgiven, venial : tréna bpeacadhaibh sologhtha, TSh. 4366 . ¤logthach easily forgiven : peacadh marbhthach ┐ peacadh sologhthach, Eochairsg. 73.29 . ¤maisech very beautiful : inar sroill s., Acall. 7267 v.l. na subháilce somhaiseacha chailleas a los an pheacaidh, TSh. 1456 . gurb ardmaigistir isna secht n-eladhnaibh somaisecha saera `seven elegant liberal arts', Stair Erc. 970 . ¤marbtha mortal : ní fhuil ionainne acht daoine so-mharbhtha mar sibhse, TSh. 150 . corp somharbtha, Romans vi 12 . ¤mellta easily deceived, beguiled, enticed : daoine iad uile soimheallta, learab eidir breaga do radh, Luc. Fid. 267.12 . ¤menmnach in good spirits, cheerful, courageous : iarum rancatar dia taig | soera, slana, somenmnaig, SR 3518 . nirdar subaig sámaig . . . somenmnaig lucht puible Fir diad, TBC-LL¹ 3242 . ¤mescda intoxicating : cach lind s., Alex. 869 . ¤míadach very honourable : caecca sruth go soimhiadhach | or bhen sé iascc a linne, BNnÉ 80 § 158 . ¤míanuighthe desirable: lán d'ór ┐ d'airgead ┐ dá gach maoin shoimhianuighthe oile, TSh. 2724 . ¤molta easy to praise; laudable, praiseworthy : erlam uasal adamra s., SG 17.1 . Adv. cionnus do fhéadfadh a bheatha do thabhairt as go subháilceach s., TSh. 651 . compar. níis s. gl. laudabilior, Ir. Gl. 1127 . ¤morgtha, ¤morgaigthe easily corrupted : an oileamain do-gabur ō na torthaib geinid sī fuil shomorguigthi, RSláinte 5016 . doni gach uile thoradh fuil uisgemail somorgtha, Reg. San. 25.21 . ¤mothaigthe palpable, tangible : comharrtha somhothaighthe do chedfadhaibh corparrdha, Parrth. Anma 189.14 . an eaglais . . . sofhaicse, somhothuidhthe, Luc. Fid. 356.12 . ¤mudaigthe perishable, mortal : duine 'na Dhia ┐ uilechumhachtach ┐ Mac Dé 'na dhuine ┐ somhudhaighthe, Desid. 6218 . ¤múinte teachable (?): atait inntleachtach somuinti `refined', Ir. Astr. Tr. 138.26 . ¤óentadach accommodating, agreeable : s. é co sír ┐ bá suilbir dogrés, Cóir Anm. 168 . ¤oscailte dissoluble : gach ni as s. ┐ is laigi dageibh is in talmain beirid se . . . isna srotaib (of rain), Ir. Astr. Tr. 34.15 . ¤oibrigthe excitable (?): in dechmad la fithed . . . is sooibrithe in ti geinter and, C IV 2, 10va1 . ¤ráthaigthe: in iondsma na sleagh semnech sithfoda so-ráthaighthe `wohlbemerkten (?)', TBC-LL¹ 5600 (St.). ¤shásaigthe easily satisfied, moderate, reasonable : léaghthóir comhthrom s., Keat. i 94.15 . ¤shercach very loving : condacomarthar fria feli na sar-rigna sosercaide, YBL 177b35 . ¤shiublach easily travelled : an bóthar réidh só-shiúbhlach, ITS i 4.17 . ¤thaithmigthe easily dissolved or annulled : cor sotaithmithe, O'D. 787 ( H 3.17, 565 ). ¤thecoscda docile, teachable : bid sogradhach soteccuscda, D IV 2, 54ra18 . ¤thillte easily turned : run nach soithillte go síor, Studies 1933, 139 § 6 . ¤thoglaide easily assailable : ua senta sothoglaidi muir a cathrach, TTebe 1597 . ¤thogtha: duine sográdhach s. `sensible', Corm. xli 20 . ¤thoirsech very lamentable : srotha . . . sotoirsech (of hell), Lism. L. 3660 . ¤thorchuitbide: sē sām[fh]ind sobucc sotorchutbide `easily moved to laughter', MacCongl. 87.8 . ¤thregta easily pierced or penetrated : biaidh ruithenda, lúthmhar, sothreghdtha (of bodies at the Resurrection), Parrth. Anma 117.19 . ¤thrúaillithe corruptible: ag soláthar na séad sothruaillithe saoghalta, TSh. 10613 . ¤thuicsech, ¤thuicsenach easily understood, intelligible : flichidheacht ro shéimh nach sotuicsinech, O'Gr. Cat. 249.7 . superl. is i an ghaoidheilg is sothuigsighthe . . . do cuireadh síos ann, Donlevy xxii 14 . Adv. muna mínighthear dhóibh go sothuigsionach, Donlevy viii 28 . ¤thuisledach causing to stumble, slippery : drochet . . . nī thalla nemdīrgi dó air nā ba sothuissledhach, Corm. Y 434 . ¤thuitmech inducing a fall, leading into error : ata bhar ngluais . . . soimheallta, sothuitimeach, Luc. Fid. 334.1 . ¤ullam well prepared, thoroughly ready : slúag sénta s., ALC ii 294.6 .

(d) With verbs: ¤chenélaigidir ennobles : co sochenelaigidir, Ml. 138c4 . ¤dheisigid arranges dexterously, adjusts : gur shodesigestar [lainn a chlaidim] . . . ina haltaib, MR 300.23 . ¤legaid: ní fód súd nach soileaghtar, DDána 27.1 . ¤ráidid: freq. in Laws Comm. as a gloss on saeraid: ro saeradh la Feine .i. ro soraidedh do reir in feinechais cen ni d'ic ann sin, Laws i 92.z . saerta la fine a forcomol .i. soraidter a fir accomol a ferand na fine amlaid sin, iv 16.23 , 18.11 . soerthair .i. soraiter no soradh, ut est mac cor mbel berar i seilb soertha uccu .i. soraiter in ferann ro soraidhedh do iarna togha .i. in ferann donti toghthar ann iar bfir `exempted is the land which has been exempted by him according to his option', O'Dav. 1470 . do gobainn no cerda no umaidi saertar la tuaith .i. soraiter eneclann doib isin tuaith, Laws v 114.x Comm . ¤réidigid smoothes: as laidir do soiredighedh . . . a coill de, Leb. Gab.(i) 102 n. 3 .

1 sorchae

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Forms: soirche

adj [io, iā] Also soirche. bright, luminous, radiant : soirche .i. solasda, O'Cl. rí s.¤ síl Ádaim, Fél. Dec. 25 . celebair féil nAilbi | la Fleid sorchai snámaig, Sept. 12 . in Fothaid soirche slúag-ard, Metr. Dinds. iv 90.16 . barr soirc[h]e síl Airtt Óenfir, Ériu iv 102.2 . atconnarc tír sorcha sáer, LU 3741 ( SCC 34 ). bith sorchi `a radiant world', RC xxvi 34 § 157 . in dub . . . | in temen . . . | ind odar, doirchi datha | nidat soirchi sogabtha, SR 64 . cén mbes sorchu al-lá, Ériu ii 206 § 26 . ni sorche suilse ind ítharni, ZCP viii 175.19 . rop sorche (sorcha, soirche, v.ll.) fri gnáis `let him be brilliant in company', Tec. Corm. § 6.37 . ba hé silled ba soirche, LL 210b15 . Compar. bás cethorchat míled | co mórṡlóg ba ṡorchu, Fél. March 9 . sorcho celebraidh, Snedg. u. Mac R 40 . sorcho scelaib, Anecd. i 60 § 87 .

tánaistecht

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n ā, f. (tánaiste)

(a) tanistry (the institution): Eoganachta do tabh[ai]rt do Cathal Odh[ur] .i. fearann tanisteachta 'Eóganacht, i.e. the tanist's land, had been given to Cathal Odar ', AI 308 (s.a. 1176.7) . do thuigeadar gur chneasta an tanaisteacht `that tanistry was suitable,' Keat. i 66.19 .

(b) tanistship, right of succession : ro ainmnigh ... tanaisteacht Erenn ... d'Fiachaid, Snedg. u. Mac R 31.5 . tanistecht Chonnacht, Ann. Conn. 1342.17 . ríoghacht Mhumhan ag sliocht Dáirine ... breitheamhnas ┐ táinisteacht ag sliocht Deirgthine, Keat. ii 4307.

(c) land assigned to a tanist : tar Búill .... ┐ tríd an tánuisdecht a Moigh Luirg, ALC ii 270.16 = AFM v 1398.10 .

teim

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Forms: tem

adj dark: t.¤ .i. cach ndorchai ut dicitur teimean dorchi no odar , Corm. 42 = tem, Corm. Y 1213 . Cf. Corm. 16 s.v. deme. `t.¤' dorca, Metr. Gl. 32 § 11 . So also Lec. Gl. 521 , Stowe Gl. 156 . cain teasbann t.¤ essgal (.i. is taithnemach doesbann dorchatu esgail[e] na daille form), ZCP iii 224.21 . In B. na f.: do theimh .i. bās, ZCP iii 378.16 = ulc, v 484 § 7 . See temaid.

? Compd.: co mbert a rinn etir a glunn ┐ colpa gur team-loisc a cinn an cholpa, Anecd. ii 79.25 (see CMMucr. (CCA) 147 n. 783 ).

teimen

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Forms: teimen, teimen

adj o, ā (teim). Also teimin.

(a) dark, obscure: temen .i. doirche, Corm. 16 deme. teimean dorchi no odar , 42 teim. tucc Cú Chulainn ainm teimhen | air d'Eimir og a tochmarc an enigmatical name, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919 v 93 § 20 . marb de thám tria thár temen, LL 7a18 =teimel, BB 28b29 , cf. Leb. Gab.(i) 102.14 . ? Hence of persons plain, inconspicuous: nimtha sin duine t.¤ | co nglanc[h]ēill, cid imthemel, ZCP vi 267 § 10 . do duine temen is glē | bat cara, bat cocēle who is homely but has understanding, 268 § 14.

(b) dark in colour, of the colour called `teimen' (in SR 79 - 80 temen and alad are placed between dub and corcair, used of the winds): folt dond temin fair, TBC-LL¹ 5246 . ... meic Duach Teimhin, Leb. Gab.(i) 170.8 . in lon teimhen `the dusky ousel,' Fianaig. 16.25 . muir ndubtemen, SR 909 . uan ... | cen gaili ṅduib no temein, 3902 .

(c) Subst. the wind whose colour is `teimen': in temen, SR 62 , 79 . in timin, Laws i 26.x Comm. in temin ┐ in alad itir in dub ┐ in corcra bit, 28.3 Comm. As the name of a colour: dathogam ... aicme huatha .i. huath, dub, temen, cron, quiar, Auraic. 5699.

? mád Conlai cesad clár clé comad fortemen taidbecht, Ériu i 118.11 = fortamail, Comp. CC 14.9 .

tlacht

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n [u,]m. Later slacht, q.v.

I

(a) covering, protection: os talman t.¤ , Snedg. u. Mac R 10 § 14 . a tabairt fo thalman t.¤ | iarsin mo Dia dil tarmart, SR 4743 . noco tard in tarim (leg. talam) t.¤ | tar mac bud danu daenacht, BB 401b41 . (Hence : `tlacht' talamh comhádhbal cain, Metr. Gl. 14 § 27 ). co mbert in macc | co tart fo th.¤ ina thétluing, Arch. Hib. ii 70 § 3 . t.¤ .i. diten, ut est imtongat uill tlachta nobles swear by defences, O'Dav. 1512. conastacmaing t.¤ in trefocuil so that the protection ... encompasses them, Auraic. 1960 . eite lúidh 's t.¤ ar dtreisi, L. Cl. A. B., 256.111 . créad é an t.¤ so ar cheannaibh Éireann ? grief , ITS iii 140.1 .

(b) ornament, finish, beauty: in t.¤ ós ligib, Hy. 4.10 . potestates delbda a t.¤ , SR 695 . for tir, for talam, treb tlácht | coragab fír flathemnácht, 6636 . eirgit sluaig Temrach na t.¤ , SG 368.2 . t.¤ ní thig cen ruad polish , Metr. Dinds. iii 54.7 . ro-choillset torad is t.¤ | i cóiciud chlíarach Connacht, 382.22 . inmhain t.¤ a hisdadh núr ` decoration ,' O'Gr. Cat. 474.18. ní comhrádh ar a bhfuil t.¤ | nach diongnadh do Chorc dúthracht ` plausibility ,' Content. xiii 10 . teacht mar saorchuairt tar sál soir | le t.¤ ó aobhacht an fhir, Rel. Celt. ii 276.26 . aighthe féinneadh feirrde a dt.¤ , L. Cl. A. B., 239.50 . tólaib t.¤ (cheville) SR 15 ; Metr. Dinds. iii 224.13 ; ML² 55 , etc.

Hence skin, hide: t.¤ olla fíraille co cinél cacha datha trít, Cóir Anm. § 38 . brec, dub, odar, tes a t.¤ , `warm was their coat,' Metr. Dinds. iv 170.15 . t.¤ taighleach ó carr go h-ardghoilmhioch air, ML 38.31 .

II garment, clothing: cit úallaig ríg talman | i tlachtaib at glainiu, Fél. Prol. 246 . hi fuil Chríst trea curpu | docóemnachtar tlachtu (: balcu) `they had washed their robes,' Jan. 4 . immutsa co mbánt.¤ , Ep. 331 . do cholcthib gelaib ocus di tlachtaib etrochtaib, LU 1712 . co ndaimtuigdis tlachta áilde ildath, Ériu iv 163.15 . co lluid tarsin t.¤ corcra ┐ tresin léine baí im Ailill, TBFr. 238 . roclaemclai clí, leth an smacht | dorochair di a coemth.¤ , SR 1296 . ronbáe biad, ronbai t.¤ , 1557 . fri tindrem t.¤ , 2495 . bui ingen Ecit i cathair cumtachtai ┐ t.¤ derscaigthe impe issin tig, Irish Texts i 33.7 . tabairt bíd do bochtaib Dé | t.¤ (sic leg.) do nochtaib, BColm. 100.11 . rogha iomdhaigh a nEamhain Macha ... ┐ a t.¤ ríoghdha ró-mhaiseach uirre, Ériu viii 135.8 . tuchtach a t.¤ , Anecd. i 60 § 83 . i t.¤ etrocht, § 89 . at lassar rígthigi di leirgg a tlachta (sic leg.) ┐ a n-errid ┐ a n-éttaid, CRR 28 . doberad a tlachta folaig ... do uilib aittib, CCath. 4318 . do ben in t.¤ carcra de, ML² 534 . aircellad tlachta na dithle tuinech `taking away raiment is every pilfering of tunics,' O'Dav. 1531. t.¤ .i. édach, 1505 . tréigidh a t.¤ iasochta, Studies 1918, 453 § 13 . t.¤ na nemmarbdachta, PH 3520 . ag buain tlaicht taitneamhaigh na ngrás de, TSh. 7003 . t.¤ álainn do cor ar an nanam ccédna, Ó Héodhusa 120.11.

Compds. ¤balc with stout covering, mailclad: túath toimsech t.¤-balc, Metr. Dinds. ii 34.94 . ¤chrích fair land: fa thuathaib, ocus fa thlacht-chrichaib na talmhan, MR 114.13 . ¤dillat clothing: don t.¤-dillat ... do bretha dó, TBC-LL¹ 2586 . ¤mag ornamental lawn?: fá'n gcladh dtlacht-maige, O'Gr. Cat. 508.8. ¤Mide fair Meath: re tuathaib ... t.¤-Mide, MR 124.11 . ¤múad with fine hide: Muc Mic Dá-Thó, t.¤-mūad torc, Sc.M² 22a . ¤réid?: corbo th.¤-réid (macc réid, L.) a menma | macc-Néill mullaig máel-Themra, Ériu iv 98 § 28.

uidre

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n , f. ( odar ) dun-colour : ` paleness, wanness ,' P. O'C. ól cét cach cléithi | cen tréithi don tríathach, | do lacht búair co n-uidre: | fúair duilge don bíathad, Metr. Dinds. iii 218.27 . hĪriel cen huidhre (duilge, v.l.), ii 780.2710 . traigle i nach ūathad uidre (of leather), ( IT iii 85 § 83 ) Bruchst. i 37 § 88 . cáecca lend find fuidre of a light dun colour , Misc. Hag. Hib. 30x . Cf. odor (b).